American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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419 Records

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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
Falling Object—Dead Tree (Dislodged by Other Climbers), New Hampshire, Whitehorse Ledge
FALLING OBJECT-DEAD TREE (DISLODGED BY OTHER CLIMBERS) New Hampshire, Whitehorse Ledge On an early Sunday morning in August, I went ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Weather—Wind, Fall on Snow/Ice, New Hampshire, Mount Wasington, Odell Gully
WEATHER-WIND, FALL ON SNOW/ICE New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Odell Gully On December 4, a climber was traversing into the center ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Falling Rock—Block Pulled Off, New Mexico, Sandia Mountain Wilderness, Hail Peak
FALLING ROCK-BLOCK PULLED OFF New Mexico, Sandia Mountain Wilderness, Hail Peak After breakfast and coffee, Sinjin Eberle and I set ...
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Accident Reports
2006
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 2005 there were 14 climbing accident reports, two ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Rappel Error—Failure to Check Anchor, Inadequate Protection, North Carolina, Shiprock, Hindu Kush
RAPPEL ERROR–FAILURE TO CHECK ANCHOR, INADEQUATE PROTECTION North Carolina, Shiprock, Hindu Kush On July 3, Lewis M. Jones II (22), and ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock, Rappel Error—Rappelling Too Fast, Inexperience, North Carolina, Great Smokey Mountain National Park
FALL ON ROCK, RAPPEL ERROR–RAPPELLING TOO FAST, INEXPERIENCE North Carolina, Great Smokey Mountain National Park Around 2:30 p.m. on ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Avalanche—Did not Read Published Avalanche Warning, Weather, Poor Position, Failure to Follow Instincts (One Climber), Carried Beacons—But not Turned on
AVALANCHE-DID NOT READ PUBLISHED AVALANCHE WARNING, WEATHER, POOR POSITION, FAILURE TO FOLLOW INSTINCTS (ONE CLIMBER), CARRIED BEACONS-BUT NOT TURNED ON ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Falling Rock, Protected Pulled, Inadequate Belay, Off Route, Oregon, Mount Washington
FALLING ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED, INADEQUATE BELAY, OFF ROUTE Oregon, Mount Washington Mei Ding Stamplis (24) and husband Mathew Stamplis posted the ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock, Oregon, Three Fingered Jack
FALL ON ROCK Oregon, Three Fingered Jack Kate Tinnesand (23), a graduate student at Oregon State University and member of Corvallis ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Frostbite, Off Route, Inadequate Food, Lost Equipment, Washington, Mount Rainier National Park, Ptarmigan Ridge
FROSTBITE, OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE FOOD, LOST EQUIPMENT Washington, Mount Rainier National Park, Ptarmigan Ridge On February 1, Chris Bamer (25) and Robert ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Weather, Exhaustion, Hypothermia, Inadequate Clothing, Washington, Mount Rainier, Muir Snowfield
WEATHER, EXHAUSTION, HYPOTHERMIA, INADEQUATE CLOTHING Washington, Mount Rainier, Muir Snowfield About mid-day on Saturday, May 2, Tim Stark (57) and his nephew ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Snow—Unable to Self-Arrest, Washington, Mount Rainier, Gibraltar Ledges
FALL ON SNOW-UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Washington, Mount Rainier, Gibraltar Ledges On June 10 about 0600, Mike Beery (29) and Ryan Tillman were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Falling Rock, Washington, Mount Rainier, Fuhrer Finger
FALLING ROCK Washington, Mount Rainier, Fuhrer Finger At 0720 on June 29, while ascending Fuhrer Finger, Brian Benedict was hit by rockfall ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Falling Ice, Washington, Mount Rainier, Kautz Glacier
FALLING ICE Washington, Mount Rainier, Kautz Glacier On July 5 Jim Curnutt (46), was hit in the thigh by icefall while ascending ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Trip/Fall on Snow—Twice, Unable to Self-arrest—Fall into Crevasse, Washington, Mount Rainier, Ingraham Glacier
TRIP/FALL ON SNOW–TWICE, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST–FALL INTO CREVASSE Washington, Mount Rainier, Ingraham Glacier On July 7 at 0720, John ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Off Route, Falling Rock, Fall on Rock—Rappel Anchor Failure, Inadequate Protection, Washington, North Cascades National Park, Sharkfin Tower
OFF ROUTE, FALLING ROCK, FALL ON ROCK–RAPPEL ANCHOR FAILURE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Washington, North Cascades National Park, Sharkfin Tower On ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Hard Snow—Slack in the Rope, Washington, Mount Rainier, Emmons Glacier
FALL ON HARD SNOW–SLACK IN THE ROPE Washington, Mount Rainier, Emmons Glacier On July 12 at 1545, four members of a ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Improper Use of Crampons, Washington, Mount Rainier, Inter Glacier
LOSS OF CONTROL–VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, IMPROPER USE OF CRAMPONS Washington, Mount Rainier, Inter Glacier On July 15 at 1348, the communication center ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Falling Rock Hits Climber—Despite Doing All the Right Things, Washington, Mount Rainier, Disappointment Cleaver
FALLING ROCK HITS CLIMBER–DESPITE DOING ALL THE RIGHT THINGS Washington, Mount Rainier, Disappointment Cleaver On July 29, Estee Fernandez (29) was ...
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Accident Reports
2006
Fall on Rock, Rappel Error—Rappelled off End of Rope, Wyoming, Lander, Sinks Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, RAPPEL ERROR–RAPPELLED OFF END OF ROPE Wyoming, Lander, Sinks Canyon On May 4, Jim Ratz (52) fell to ...
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Accident Reports
2006