American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Central Rockies Section
Central Rockies Section. Thanks to an enthusiastic group of CRS volunteers headed by Rick Casey, the AAC established a high ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2005
North Central Section
North Central Section. The North Central Section has about 165 members spread out over an area of roughly 600 miles x 600 miles. ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2005
New York Section
New York Section. While the New York Section, now a record 750 members strong, hosts a variety of outdoor and indoor ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2005
New England Section
New England Section. On March 6 the Section hosted its first “Old Timers Day” on the ice and in the rain ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2005
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-Eighth Annual Report on the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
Fifty-Eighth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada This is ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
2005
Fall on Ice, Alberta, Banff National Park, Cascade Mountain, Cascade Waterfall
FALL ON ICE Alberta-, Banff National Park, Cascade Mountain, Cascade Waterfall On January 3, a party of two was climbing on ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Ice, Banff National Park, Mount Bourgeau, Bourgeau Right-Hand
FALL ON ICE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Bourgeau, Bourgeau Right-Hand On January 4, a party of two was climbing Bourgeau ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Avalanche, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Wilson, Midnight Rambler
AVALANCHE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Wilson, Midnight Rambler On February 12 John Miner, Jim Andrues, and Russ Howard were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Avalanche, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Rundle, Professor Falls
AVALANCHE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Rundle, Professor Falls On March 23, a party of two was climbing Professor Falls (280 m. ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall into Crevasse—Unroped, Alberta, Jasper Naitonal Park, Mount Athabasca, North Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE-UNROPED Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Athabasca, North Glacier On April 9, a party of three were ascending the ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Alberta, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Mount Brock
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED Alberta, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Mount Brock On April 24, a helicopter spotted the ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Falling Rock, Alberta, Kananaskis County, Mount John Laurie (Mount Yamnuska)
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount John Laurie (Mount Yamnuska) At the same time as they were searching for C....
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Accident Reports
2005
Rappel Error, No Backup, No Hard Hat, Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Barrier Mountain, Barrier Bluffs
RAPPEL ERROR, NO BACKUP, NO HARD HAT Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Barrier Mountain, Barrier Bluffs On April 30, a climber fell 15 to 20 ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Andromeda, Practice Gullies
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Andromeda, Practice Gullies On June 4, two climbers left the climber’...
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Accident Reports
2005
Avalanche or Rockfall, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Deltaform, Supercouloir
AVALANCHE OR ROCKFALL Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Deltaform, Supercouloir On June 5, two climbers in their early 20’s were reported ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Failure to Test Holds, Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount John Laurie (Mount Yamnuska)
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount John Laurie (Mount Yamnuska) A climber fell and broke ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Nut/Chock Pulled Out, Alberta, Banff National Park, Tunnel Mountain, The Shoe
FALL ON ROCK, NUT/CHOCK PULLED OUT Alberta, Banff National Park, Tunnel Mountain, The Shoe On July 6, R B. was ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Inexperience, Alberta, Banff National Park, Grotto Canyon, Paintings Walls
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQ UATE BELAY, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Banff National Park, Grotto Canyon, Paintings Wall On July 18, a climber who ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Stranded, Exceeding Ability, Alberta, Banff Naitonal Park, Mount Rundle
STRANDED, EXCEEDING ABILITY Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Rundle On July 29, a solo climber was ascending the normal scramble/hiking ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Stranded, Exceeding Abilities, Failure to Follow Route, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Temple, Aemmer Couloir
STRANDED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Temple, Aemmer Couloir On July 31, a group of ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Falling Rock, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Athabasca, North Face
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Athabasca, North Face On August 15 at 0530, four Calgary-based climbers started their ascent up ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Banff National Park, Tunnel Mountain, Gooseberry
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Banff National Park, Tunnel Mountain, Gooseberry On August 26, a lead climber in a party ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Failure to Test Holds, Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount John Laurie (Mount Yamnuska)
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount John Laurie (Mount Yamnuska) On September 8, a climber who ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Handhold Came Off—Failure to Test Holds, Unroped, Alberta, Waterdog, North D'art Area, Obliteration
FALL ON ROCK, HANDHOLD CAME OFF–FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS, UNROPED Alberta, Waterdog, North D'art Area, Obliteration On November 13, B....
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Ice, Unroped, British Columbia, Haffner Creek Canyon
FALL ON ICE, UNROPED British Columbia, Haffner Creek Canyon February 15, I.T. was solo climbing a mixed route in Haffner ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Avalanche, Weather, British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Super Bock
AVALANCHE, WEATHER British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Mount Stephen, Super Bock On March 6, three ice climbers were approaching the bottom ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Cornice Collapse, Avalanche, British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Mount Vice President
CORNICE COLLAPSE, AVALANCHE British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Mount Vice President On April 9, an American man who was backcountry skiing ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall into Crevasse, Unroped, British Columbia, Glacier National Park, Deville Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, UNROPED British Columbia, Glacier National Park, Deville Glacier On May 6, B.E. (48) fell 60 feet to his death ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Falling Rock, British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Lake O'Hara, Abbott Pass
FALLING ROCK British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Lake O'Hara, Abbott Pass Two climbers were ascending the steep approach gullies to ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Stranded, Party Separated, Weather, British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Lake O'Hara, Mount Biddle
STRANDED, PARTY SEPARATED, WEATHER British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Lake O'Hara, Mount Biddle On August 8, a party of six climbers ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Slip on Rock or Ice, Unroped, British Columbia, Yoho Naitonal Park, Mount Dennis, Carlsberg Column
SLIP ON ROCK OR ICE, UNROPED British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Mount Dennis, Carlsberg Column On November 19, two climbers were ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Ice—Ice Tools Pulled Out, Unropped, Quebec, Mont du Gros Bras
FALL ON ICE—ICE TOOLS PULLED OUT, UNROPED Quebec, Mont du Gros Bras On February 22, J.S. (39) and M.L.(38) ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Unroped, Climbing Alone, Quebec, Mont Saint Hilaire
FALL ON ROCK, UNROPED, CLIMBING ALONE Quebec, Mont Saint Hilaire On September 6, a hiker made a macabre discovery at the ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Yukon Territory, Kluane National Park Reserve, Mount Logan
FALL ON ROCK Yukon Territory, Kluane National Park Reserve, Mount Logan A trio of experienced climbers, Stephen Canning (22), and his ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Falling Snow Block, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Barrille
UNITED STATES FALLING SNOW BLOCK Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Barrille A party of four, Dr. Jim Sprott, Niles Woods, ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Falling Snow Block, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Barrille
FALLING SNOW BLOCK Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Barrille A party of four, Dr. Jim Sprott, Niles Woods, Martina Volfova ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Falling Snow, Alaska, Denali National Park, Peak 11,300
FALLING SNOW Alaska, Denali National Park, Peak 11,300 Around 0500 on May 3, Mountaineering Ranger Karen Hilton and her two volunteers, Carl Oswald ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Snow, Rescue Hampered by Weather, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, RESCUE HAMPERED BY WEATHER Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress The following account is that ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Overdue—Inadequate Communications, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, Cassin Ridge
OVERDUE—INADEQUATE COMMUNICATIONS Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, Cassin Ridge On June 3, Ranger Joe Reichert requested a search for ...
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Accident Reports
2005
AMS, Alaska Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
AMS Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On the evening of June 6, the Russian Denali Expedition requested the ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Deep-Vein Thrombosis—Inadequate Medicaiton Supply, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
DEEP-VEIN THROMBOSIS-INADEQUATE MEDICATION SUPPLY Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 6, Anatoli Lakteonov of the same Russian ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Illness, Failure to Disclose Previous Medical History, Inexperience, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ILLNESS, FAILURE TO DISCLOSE PREVIOUS MEDICAL HISTORY, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 12, Tina James, ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Poor Expedition Behavior—Party Separated (Abandoned, Injured and Ill Teammates), Inadequate Maintenance of Tents During Storm, Failure to Follow Directions
POOR EXPEDITION BEHAVIOR-PARTY SEPARATED (ABANDONED INJURED AND ILL TEAMMATES), INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE OF TENTS DURING STORM, FAILURE TO FOLLOW DIRECTIONS Alaska, ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Falling Rock, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALLING ROCK Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress The Alaska Mountaineering School (AMS)-8 expedition led by Rob ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock—Attacked by Bees
Editor's note: The following report describes an incident that resulted in the death of Keith Abbe, 24, after a bee attack ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Rappel Failure—Accidental Manual Disengagement of Ascent Device, Inadequate Equipment, Climbing Alone, No Hard Hat, Arizona, Phoenix, Saguaro
RAPPEL FAILURE-ACCIDENTAL MANUAL DISENGAGEMENT OF ASCENT DEVICE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, CLIMBING ALONE, NO HARD HAT Arizona, Phoenix, Saguaro On April 29, I (...
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Accident Reports
2005
Rappel Failure—Trying to Pass Knot, Climbing Alone, Arizona, Phoenix, Waterfall Area, White Tank Regional Park
RAPPEL FAILURE-TRYING TO PASS KNOT, CLIMBING ALONE Arizona, Phoenix, Waterfall Area, White Tank Regional Park On October 4, Maricopa County Sheriff’...
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Accident Reports
2005
Various Falls on Snow on Descent, California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch
VARIOUS FALLS ON SNOW ON DESCENT California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch At least ten or twelve people slipped on snow ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Wet Rock, Inadequate Protection, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Inexperience, Exposure, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches
FALL ON WET ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION,INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE, EXPOSURE, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock—Inadequate Belay, Rope Too Short—Lowering, Distraction, California, Yosemite Valley, Yin Yang
FALL ON ROCK—INADEQUATE BELAY, ROPE TOO SHORT—LOWERING, DISTRACTION California, Yosemite Valley, Yin Yang On April 26, an experienced climber (44) ...
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Accident Reports
2005