American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Northern Rockies Section
Northern Rockies Section. In September, Doug Colwell, after close to 10 years as Section chair, passed the baton to Brian Cabe. ...
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Club Activities
2006
Central Rockies Section
Central Rockies Section. For the third consecutive year, the Section sponsored and helped fund the Waterfall Ice Roundup in Cody, ...
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Club Activities
2006
North Central Section
North Central Section. The North Central Section of the AAC continues to make progress toward having more communication, camaraderie, and ...
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Club Activities
2006
New England Section
New England Section. The year began on a celebratory note when Bill Atkinson was honored at the home of Rich ...
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Club Activities
2006
New York Section
New York Section. The New York Section hosts a variety of outdoor and indoor social events throughout the year. Among ...
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Club Activities
2006
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-Ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The American Alpine Club of Canada
This is the fifty-ninth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the twenty-eighth issue in which The Alpine Club ...
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Feature Article
2006
Rappel Error—Misuse of Grigri, Baffin Island, Stewart Valley
RAPPEL ERROR-MISUSE OF GRIGRI Baffin Island, Stewart Valley On April 24, Drew Wilson, Kyle Dempster, Grover Shipman, Ross Cowan, and I (...
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Accident Reports
2006
Failure to Follow Route—Stranded, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Edith, South Ridge
FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE-STRANDED Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Edith, South Ridge On May 14, two male climbers (38 and 26) got lost ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Falling Rock, Alberta, Mount Yamnuska, Belfry
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Mount Yamnuska, Belfry On May 23, a climber fell 15 meters and broke both legs while attempting Belfry on ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Avalanche, Inexperience, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefields, Mount Athabasca
AVALANCHE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefields, Mount Athabasca On June 9, B.M. and N.Z. climbed Mount Athabasca ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock, Hand-hold Broke Off, Alberta, Banff National Park, Lake Minnewanka Valley, Devils Gap, Macadamia
FALL ON ROCK, HAND-HOLD BROKE OFF Alberta, Banff National Park, Lake Minnewanka Valley, Devils Gap, Macadamia On July 31, a 30-year-old ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Ice, Alberta, Kananaksis Country, 2-Low 4-Zero
FALL ON ICE Alberta, Kananaskis Country, 2-Low 4-Zero On December 3,1 took a leader fall. The fall was a result of ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Ice, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Kerkeslin, Kerkeslin Falls
FALL ON ICE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Kerkeslin, Kerkeslin Falls On December 30, a party of two was climbing Kerkeslin ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Slip on Snow, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, No Hard Hat, Climbing Alone, British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Base of Mount Robson
SLIP ON SNOW, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, NO HARD HAT, CLIMBING ALONE British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock, Rappel Error—Protection Pulled Out, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Eastpost Spire
FALL ON ROCK, RAPPEL ERROR-PROTECTION PULLED OUT British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Eastpost Spire On July 18, Dave Ireland (51) and Peter Uzieblo ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Stranded—Leg Stuck in Crack, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugagoo Spire, Kain Route
STRANDED-LEG STUCK IN CRACK British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Spire, Kain Route On July 25, a male climber in his early 40...
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Accident Reports
2006
Cornice Failure, Avalanche—Disregarded Information Regarding Snowpack History, Weather, British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson, North Face
CORNICE FAILURE, AVALANCHE-DISREGARDED INFORMATION REGARDING SNOWPACK HISTORY, WEATHER British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson, North Face On July 28, ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Falling Rock—Pinned Climber, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Spire, Kain Route
FALLING ROCK-PINNED CLIMBER British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Spire, Kain Route On August 20, ten Golden Search and Rescue members responded ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Faulty Use of Crampons—Glissading, British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Resplendent
FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS-GLISSADING British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Resplendent On August 25, a party of four summited Mount ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Ice, British Columbia, Mount Dennis, Guinness Gully
FALL ON ICE British Columbia, Mount Dennis, Guinness Gully On December 2, a 35-year-old doctor from the Seattle, WA, area was ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Ice, British Columbia, Kootenay National Park, Haffner Creek
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION British Columbia, Kootenay National Park, Haffner Creek At about 11:00 a.m. on December 3, Banff Park ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Exposure, Weather, Yukon, Kluane National Park, Mount Logan, King Trench
EXPOSURE, WEATHER Yukon, Kluane National Park, Mount Logan, King Trench An eight-member team from North Shore Rescue set out on ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Avalance, Weather, Unroped, Yukon, Kluane National Park, Mount Logan, East Ridge
AVALANCHE, WEATHER, UNROPED Yukon, Kluane National Park, Mount Logan, East Ridge J.A. (22) and her partner C.D. (34) began their ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Avalance, Poor Position, Weather, Decision Making, Alaska, Mount Huntington
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION, WEATHER, DECISION MAKING Alaska, Mount Huntington Trapper Creek climber Johnny Soderstrom (26) was declared missing and presumed dead ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Inadequate Protection, Fatigue, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FATIGUE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress In 2004, the Humphrey twin brothers ...
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Accident Reports
2006
HACE and HAPE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HACE AND HAPE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 8, the “AAI-1 -Taylor” expedition arrived at base camp to start ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Dehydration—Frostbite, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib
DEHYDRATION–FROSTBITE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib At 1600 on May 27, both members of a Spanish expedition “Dos Perdigones en la ...
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Accident Reports
2006
HAPE, Ascended Too Fast, Failure to Follow Instructions, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Cassin Ridge
HAPE, ASCENDED TOO FAST, FAILURE TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS Alaska, Mount McKinley, Cassin Ridge On the evening of June 14 the “Princes ...
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Accident Reports
2006
AMS and Fracture, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
AMS AND FRACTURE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress In June, lead guide Bill Allen of the guiding concession Mountain Trip ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Rappel Error—Anchor Failure, Arizona, Sycamore Canyon, Paradise Forks
RAPPEL ERROR-ANCHOR FAILURE Arizona, Sycamore Canyon, Paradise Forks On November 5, Shelley Windsor (31) had been climbing on several routes at Paradise ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock—Handhold Came Off, Failure to Test Hold, Arizona, Camelback Mountain
FALL ON ROCK-HANDHOLD CAME OFF, FAILURE TO TEST HOLD Arizona, Camelback Mountain On December 26 K.P. (female-46), L.R. (male-53), ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Snow—Loss of Control on Voluntary Glissade, California, Mount Whitney
FALL ON SNOW—LOSS OF CONTROL ON VOLUNTARY GLISSADE California, Mount Whitney On April 10, Patrick Wang (27) and Martin Kozaczek (27) climbed ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Snow—Loss of Control on Voluntary Glissade, Improper Clothing, California, Mount Baldy
FALL ON SNOW–LOSS OF CONTROL ON VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, IMPROPER CLOTHING California, Mount Baldy On April 16, veteran California mountaineer and ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Various Falls on Snow, California, Mount Shasta
VARIOUS FALLS ON SNOW California, Mount Shasta There were seven climbing-related accidents on Mount Shasta last season, with most of ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Stranded, Weather, Inadequate Clothing, Food, and Equipment, California, Yosemite Valley, Higher Cathedral Rock
STRANDED, WEATHER, INADEQUATE CLOTHING, FOOD, AND EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite Valley, Higher Cathedral Rock On May 15, Christopher Simmons (26) and Emily Craft (28) ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Stranded, Weather, Darkness, Inadequate Clothing, Inexperience, California, Yosemite, Royal Arches
STRANDED, WEATHER, DARKNESS, INADEQUATE CLOTHING, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches On June 16, Deana Barone (25) and Yoshiko Miyazaki (27) started up ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite Valley, Lembert Dome
FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley, Lembert Dome On July 5, John Hrizo (36) was injured in a lead fall of about ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock—Handhold Came Off, Climbing Alone, Left No Information on Whereabouts, California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Peak
FALL ON ROCK–HANDHOLD CAME OFF, CLIMBING ALONE, LEFT NO INFORMATION ON WHEREABOUTS California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Peak On ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Misuse of Equipment (Grigri), No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, MISUSE OF EQUIPMENT (GRIGRI), NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome On September 14, a ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock—Rappel Error, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Rincon
FALL ON ROCK–RAPPEL ERROR, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Rincon On January 26, a 25-year-old man was ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Equipment—Sandals, Off Route, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Near Security Risk Crag
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT–SANDALS, OFF ROUTE, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Near Security Risk Crag On April 2, ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Snow, Weather, Geology, Colorado, Maroon Bells, Bell Cord Couloir
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY–ROPE RAN OUT Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Animation On May 24, Eric Gurvin (19) sustained injuries to his ...
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Accident Reports
2006
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY–ROPE RAN OUT, Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Animation
FALL ON SNOW, WEATHER, GEOLOGY Colorado, Maroon Bells, Bell Cord Couloir On May 30, Kip Ryan White (49), an experienced climber and ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock—Inadequate Protection, Off Route, Inexperience, Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Eagle Rock
FALL ON ROCK–INADEQUATE PROTECTION, OFF ROUTE, INEXPERIENCE Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Eagle Rock On June 5, J.H. (20) and Z.T. (20) ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Stranded—Rappel Anchor Failure, Colorado, Capitol Peak
STRANDED–RAPPEL ANCHOR FAILURE Colorado, Capitol Peak In June, Kevin Smith (32) was rappelling with a partner on Capitol Peak, a 14,000 ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Rock Broke Off, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Garden of the Gods, Three Graces
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, ROCK BROKE OFF, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Garden of the Gods, Three Graces In mid-August, ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Escape Artist
FALL ON ROCK Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Escape Artist A 37-year-old climber fell yesterday afternoon (October 23) at the ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall into Building—Miscalculated Pendulum Swing from Crane, Colorado, Boulder
FALL INTO BUILDING–MISCALCULATED PENDULUM SWING FROM CRANE Colorado, Boulder On December 6, Ryan Young and Jacob Fuerst climbed over the ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock, Miscommunication—Inadequate Belay, Climbers Unknown to Each Other, Maine, Bald Mountain, Shag Crag, Tightrope
FALL ON ROCK, MISCOMMUNICATION-INADEQUATE BELAY, CLIMBERS UNKNOWN TO EACH OTHER Maine, Bald Mountain, Shag Crag, Tightrope Jed Piatt (29) of Dover, ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Inadequate Equipment and Clothing, Inexperience, Darkness, Exposure, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Damnation Gully
INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING, INEXPERIENCE, DARKNESS, EXPOSURE New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Damnation Gully On a Tuesday morning in January, two ...
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Accident Reports
2006