American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2005
Fall on Rock—Inadequate Belay (Including No Knot in the End of the Climbing Rope), No Hard Hat
FALL ON ROCK—INADEQUATE BELAY (INCLUDING NO KNOT IN THE END OF THE CLIMBING ROPE), NO HARD HAT California, Tahquitz ...
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2005
Fall on Rock—Rappel Anchor Failure, California, High Sierra, Palisades Region
FALL ON ROCK-RAPPEL ANCHOR FAILURE California, High Sierra, Palisades Region On May 29, Dan Kipper (54) and Warren Buettner (65) started from Glacier ...
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2005
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, California, Tuolemne Meadows, Lembert Dome, Northwest Books
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Tuolumne Meadows, Lembert Dome, Northwest Books On July 15, Amit Singh (27) fell while ...
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2005
Fall on Rock—Inadequate Protection (Climber and Belayer), No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley, Church Bowl, Bishops Terrace
FALL ON ROCK—INADEQUATE PROTECTION (CLIMBER AND BELAYER), NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley, Church Bowl, Bishops Terrace After work ...
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2005
Fall on Snow—Inadequate Equipment, Off Route, Party Separated, California, High Sierra, Mount Ritter, Southeast Glacier
FALL ON SNOW—INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, OFF ROUTE, PARTY SEPARATED California, High Sierra, Mount Ritter, Southeast Glacier On August 9 the body ...
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2005
Fall on Rock, Weather, Inadequate Protection—Rappel Anchor Came Off, Inadequate Equipment, California, High Sierra, Middle Palisade
FALL ON ROCK, WEATHER, INADEQUATE PROTECTION—RAPPEL ANCHOR CAME OFF, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, High Sierra, Middle Palisade At 4:15 a.m. ...
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2005
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, California, High Sierra, Middle Palisade
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION California, High Sierra, Middle Palisade On August 22, a group of eight Sierra Club members ...
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2005
Fall on Rock—Jumped Instead of Down-Climbing, California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows, Matthes Crest
FALL ON ROCK-JUMPED INSTEAD OF DOWN-CLIMBING California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows, Matthes Crest On August 2 5, Mark Sorenson (3 8) and David ...
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2005
Stranded—Benighted (Late Start), Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Exceeding Abilities, California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows, Lembert Dome
STRANDED—BENIGHTED (LATE START), INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows, Lembert Dome On September 7 ...
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2005
Fall on Rock, Failure to Backup Ascenders, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Tangerine Trip
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO BACKUP ASCENDERS California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Tangerine Trip On September 8, Jeff Cabral (33) fell to ...
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2005
Weather, Stranded—Benighted, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Exhaustion, California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows, Faireview Dome
WEATHER, STRANDED—BENIGHTED, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, EXHAUSTION California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows, Fairview Dome On September 19, two Japanese ...
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2005
Stranded—Inexperience, California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows, Tenaya Peak
STRANDED–INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows, Tenaya Peak On September 26, Marvin and Mary Kilgo (both 42) became stranded about ...
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2005
Stranded by Weather—Inadequate Gear, Food, and Strategy, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
STRANDED BY WEATHER-INADEQUATE GEAR, FOOD, AND STRATEGY California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan Just before midnight on October 16, a cold front ...
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2005
Fall on Ice—Ice Foothold Came Off, Ice Tools Came Out, Weather, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hidden Falls
FALL ON ICE—ICE FOOTHOLD CAME OFF, ICE TOOLS CAME OUT, WEATHER Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hidden Falls On ...
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2005
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, No Hard Hat, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Redgarden Wall
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, NO HARD HAT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Redgarden Wall On ...
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2005
Fall on Snow—Unable to Self-Arrest, Faulty Use of Crampons, Colorado, Indian Peaks Wilderness
FALL ON SNOW—UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS Colorado, Indian Peaks Wilderness On June 12, Mark Oveson (36) was traversing ...
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2005
Rappel/Lowering Failure—Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Boulder Canyon
RAPPEL/LOWERING FAILURE—FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Boulder Canyon On June 22, two climbers were on a route ...
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2005
Stranded, Exposure—Hypothermia, Inadequate Clothing/Equipment, Climbing Alone, Weather, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
STRANDED, EXPOSURE–HYPOTHERMIA, INADEQUATE CLOTHING/ EQUIPMENT, CLIMBING ALONE, WEATHER, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On September 4 ...
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2005
Fall on Rock—Off Route, Darkness, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon, Anthill Direct
FALL ON ROCK-OFF ROUTE, DARKNESS Colorado, Eldorado Canyon, Anthill Direct On October 21, Angus McInnes (39) and his companion, a young Russian ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock—Handhold Broke Off, Kentucky and Tennesee, Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area
FALL ON ROCK—HANDHOLD BROKE OFF Kentucky and Tennesse, Big South Fork National River ft Recreation Area Shelly Buchanan (49) of ...
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2005