American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Results

469 Records

Title Publication Year
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 ...
ANAM
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, ...
ANAM
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, ...
ANAM
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 ...
ANAM
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 ...
ANAM
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 (...
ANAM
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’...
ANAM
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 ...
ANAM
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 ...
ANAM
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) ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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. ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
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 ...
ANAM
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 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Maine, Camden, The Ramparts
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED Maine, Camden, The Ramparts I think of the accident described here as the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Handhold Broke Off, Inadequate Protection, Missouri, Henley Wall
FALL ON ROCK, HANDHOLD BROKE OFF, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Missouri, Henley Wall Dave Ogrodowczyk (age unknown) was climbing at the Henley ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Exposure, Darkness, Nevada, Red Rocks Canyon, Epinephrine
FALL ON ROCK, EXPOSURE, DARKNESS Nevada, Red Rocks Canyon, Epinephrine On October 30, climbers Joel Geerling (24) and Chris Pannucci (25) left the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Snow/Ice, Faulty Use of Crampons, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Pipeline Gully
FALL ON SNOW/ICE, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Pipeline Gully On March 9, Robert ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Failure to Turn Back, Failure to Follow Route, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Weather, New Hampshire, Mount Lafayette
FAILURE TO TURN BACK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, WEATHER New Hampshire, Mount Lafayette Russel and Brenda ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Falling Rock—Fall on Rock, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff, Whitney-Gilman
FALLING ROCK—FALL ON ROCK New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff, Whitney-Gilman May 18 was a gorgeous day when two former students of ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Protection Failed, New York, Shawangunks, Boston
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION FAILED New York, Shawangunks, Boston On November 6, a climber (53) fell about 30 feet from the crux of ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Various Falls on Rock, Protection Pulling, Falling Rock, Inadequate Protection, New York, Shawangunks
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLING, FALLING ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION New York, Shawangunks In addition to the above accident in ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Lightning
In August, a party of two were climbing the Daddy (5.6) a classic 5-pitch route located in the Amphitheater, Linville Gorge ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall or Slip on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, North Carolina, Pilot Mountain State Park
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES North Carolina, Pilot Mountain State Park On September 5, Paul Bridges (PB) and Alex ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall or Slip on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Failure to Follow Instincts, North Carolina, Table Rock, Talkin' 'Bout Mudflaps
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, FAILURE TO FOLLOW INSTINCTS North Carolina, Table Rock, Talkin' 'Bout Mudflaps During ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Protection, Inadequate Belay, Oregon, Mount Hood, Castle Crags
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INADEQUATE BELAY Oregon, Mount Hood, Castle Crags On April 3, Doug Adair (50) and Debra Marsh (47) attempted ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Snow—Faulty Use of Crampons, Oregon, Mount Jefferson
FALL ON SNOW–FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS Oregon, Mount Jefferson On Sunday morning, April 25, Brent McGregor (51) and Tom Herron (40) began ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Snow—Unable to Self-Arrest, Oregon, Mount Hood, South Side
FALL ON SNOW-UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Oregon, Mount Hood, South Side After successfully ascending South Side on July 23, Zach Usadi-Henrickson (20) slipped ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock—Handhold Came Off, Failure to Follow Route, Oregon, Mount Washington, West Face
FALL ON ROCK-HANDHOLD CAME OFF, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE Oregon, Mount Washington, West Face JWS (40) and I (BC, 42) attempted the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Oregon, Mount Washington, West Face
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Oregon, Mount Washington, West Face On Thursday, July 29, Thomas Siefert (46) and Gary Gentz (50) were making ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Exceeding Abilities, Oregon, Smith Rock State Park, Godzilla
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Oregon, Smith Rock State Park, Godzilla Mark Kent (42) and his father, Terry ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Snow—Dislodged Rock, Failure to Test Holds, Poor Position, Climbing Unroped and Alone, Oregon, Mount Hood, South Side
FALL ON SNOW-DISLODGED ROCK, FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS, POOR POSITION, CLIMBING UNROPED AND ALONE Oregon, Mount Hood, South Side While ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Oregon, Mount Hood, Sandy Glacier
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Oregon, Mount Hood, Sandy Glacier On November 4, Kenny Dale Kasselder and Shaun Olcott (both 37) had ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Rock—Lowering Error, Communication Problem, Utah, Big Cottonwood Canyon
FALL ON ROCK–LOWERING ERROR, COMMUNICATION PROBLEM Utah, Big Cottonwood Canyon On June 16, Doug Grennan (18) and eight friends were top-roping ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2005