American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Doug Coombs, 1957-2006
Edited by Cameron M. Burns Doug Coombs 1957-2006 Doug Coombs died last spring in a skiing accident in the French ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Charles Duncan Fowler, 1954-2006
Charles Duncan Fowler 1954-2006 I first met Charlie Fowler in about 1977 in Eldorado Springs Canyon, Colorado. Already Charlie had made ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Johann Wolfgang "Hans" Gmoser, 1932-2006
Johann Wolfgang “Hans” Gmoser 1932-2006 It is beyond the capability of this aging wordsmith to come up with a simple ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Samuel Harlow Goodhue, 1922-2006
Samuel Harlow Goodhue 1922-2006 Sam was recruited by Joe Dodge in 1947 to do “useful” things around the Old Rockpile. Over ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Richard K. Irvin, 1930-2006
Richard K Irvin 1930-2006 Richard Irvin died on March 10, 2006 at his home in Boise, Idaho after a long battle with ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Sue Nott, 1970–2006
In 2003, in Chamonix, France, conditions were good, and alpinists in heaven. I heard whispers in the lift lines of an ...
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In Memoriam
2007
John Cameron Oberlin 1914-2006
John Cameron Oberlin 1914-2006 John Cameron Oberlin, President of the American Alpine Club from 1956 to 1958, represented the AAC at the ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Todd Richard Skinner, 1957-2006
Todd Richard Skinner 1957-2006 Todd is gone, fallen from life. My greatest friend, my chosen brother, a part of my ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Henry Bradford Washburn, 1910-2007
Henry Bradford Washburn, Jr. 1910-2007 On January 10, 2007 we lost a visionary, a world-class mountaineer and explorer, a scientist and teacher, ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Alaska Section
Alaska Section. The slide shows in Anchorage have been a great way to bring our members and others together on ...
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Club Activities
2007
Oregon Section
Oregon Section. Bob McGown, Section chair, was on four continents this year, so Richard Bence took over some of his ...
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Club Activities
2007
Sierra Nevada Section
Sierra Nevada Section. The Sierra Nevada Section had an active 2006 promoting the AAC’s goals of Knowledge, Conservation, and Community. ...
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Club Activities
2007
Northern Rockies Section
Northern Rockies Section. In March, Access Fund Policy Director Jason Keith asked the Section to rally a letter writing campaign ...
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Club Activities
2007
Central Rockies Section
Central Rockies Section. On January 21 the Section hosted the debut showing of Skiing Mount Everest and the High Himalayas in ...
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Club Activities
2007
New York Section
North Central Section. The North Central Section was without a chairman in 2006 as the former chair of eight years, Scott ...
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Club Activities
2007
New England Section
New York Section. New York Section members, like everyone else, love rituals, and one of our most enduring, second in ...
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Club Activities
2007
New England Section
As noted elsewhere in this Journal, Section member Mark Richey, with Steve Swenson and Doug Chabot, achieved the summit of ...
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Club Activities
2007
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-Ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
United States: Once again there were too many reports of rappel errors (ten) and lowering errors (five). The tragedy of ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
2007
Fall on Rock, Free-Solo Climbing, El Potrero Chico, The Scariest Ride in the Park
MEXICO FALL ON ROCK, FREE-SOLO CLIMBING, El Potrero Chico, The Scariest Ride in the Park On November 24, Jimmy Rae Forester (43) ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Ischemia and Coronary Occlusion—Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib/Cassin
UNITED STATES ISCHEMIA AND CORONARY OCCLUSION Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib/Cassin On April 26, H. Dean Barkley, Jr. (47) and his ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall into Crevasse—Unable to be Rescued Quickly Because of Position, Alaska, Wrangell Mountains, Mount Bona
FALL INTO CREVASSE-UNABLE TO BE RESCUED QUICKLY BECAUSE OF POSITION Alaska, Wrangell Mountains, Mount Bona On May 17, Will Hurst (56), who ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Snow—Ski Mountaineering, Unable to Self-Arrest
The “Whiskey Expedition” departed the 14,200-foot camp at noon on May 25 for a summit bid via the upper West Rib ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Frostbite—Inadequate Clothing (No Overboots) and Inadequate Care of Extremities, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FROSTBITE-INADEQUATE CLOTHING (NO OVERBOOTS) AND INADEQUATE CARE OF EXTREMITIES Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Jerry Hopfe flew onto Denali on ...
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Accident Reports
2007
HAPE, Party Separated, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE, PARTY SEPARTED Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 28 at 0745, John Tatzalaff (39) of Team Springer Zissou requested NPS assistance ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Overdue Climbers—Disappeared, Probably Perished in a Snow Cave from Hypothermia and/or Asphyxiation, Lost Pack Containing Critically Needed Supplies, Weather
Sue Nott (37) and Karen McNeill (37) registered with the National Park Service on March 13th as “Turtle Team” expedition for a ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Frostbite—Inadequate Clothing, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FROSTBITE—INADEQUATE CLOTHING Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 2nd, guided expedition AMS-5-Wilkinson departed the 17,200- foot camp ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fuel Bottle Explosion in Tent—Burns, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FUEL BOTTLE EXPLOSION IN TENT-BURNS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 16, Steve Whitney (34) and Ben Krasnow (29), Alpine Ascents International ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Ice—Faulty Use of Crampons, Climbing Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, No Hard Hat, Inexperience, Alaska, Chugach National Forest, Byron Glacier
FALL ON ICE-FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, CLIMBING UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Chugach National Forest, Byron Glacier ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock—Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, California, Joshua Tree National Park, Spider Line
FALL ON ROCK–PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT California, Joshua Tree National Park, Spider Line On January 15, Daniel Scott (26) ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Wind, California, Tahquitz Rock
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, WIND California, Tahquitz Rock On January 24, Nathan Thomas Parrish’s (25) body was found ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Rappel Error—Fall on Rock, California, Owens River Gorge, China Wall
RAPPEL ERROR—FALL ON ROCK California, Owens River Gorge, China Wall On February 4, Ian Seevers Mack (23) died after falling 115 feet ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Rappel Error—Failure to Equalize Ends of Rappel Rope, and Failure to Tie Knots in the End, California, Joshua Tree National Park, Solid Gold
FALL ON ROCK, RAPPEL ERROR-FAILURE TO EQUALIZE ENDS OF RAPPEL ROPE, AND FAILURE TO TIE KNOTS IN THE END California, ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Snow/Ice, Climbing Alone, California, Mount Shasta, Casaval Ridge
FALL ON SNOW/ICE, CLIMBING ALONE California, Mount Shasta, Casaval Ridge On April 28, an experienced young man (17) was climbing alone ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Snow/Ice, Unable to Self-Arrest, Inexperience, California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch
FALL ON SNOW/ICE, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, INEXPERIENCE California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch On June 3 at 0750, a man (41) fell on ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Rappel Error—Ropes Uneven, Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite National Park, Arch Rock
RAPPEL ERROR-ROPES UNEVEN, FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite National Park, Arch Rock On June 9, Megan Polk, (27) and Brian O’Day ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Stranded—Ropes Stuck in Crack, Inadequate Clothing, Equipment and Food, Fatigue
STRANDED-ROPES STUCK IN CRACK, INADEQUATE CLOTHING, EQUIPMENT AND FOOD, FATIGUE California, Yosemite National Park, Fairview Dome At 2048 on August 13, Matt ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Position—Facing out, Down-Climbing Slabs, California, Yosemite National Park, Lembert Dome
FALL ON ROCK, POSITION-FACING OUT DOWN-CLIMBING SLABS California, Yosemite National Park, Lembert Dome On August 14, Aaron Barnett (19) and Dustin Holcomb (21) ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Equipment, Exceeding Abilities, Weather, California, Inyo National Forest, Mount Ritter
STRANDED, OFF-ROUTE, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, WEATHER California, Inyo National Forest, Mount Ritter On September 7th, the park ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Instincts—Not to Climb That Day, California, Yosemite National Park, Low Profile Dome
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW INSTINCTS-NOT TO CLIMB THAT DAY California, Yosemite National Park, Low Profile Dome At 1630 on ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Falling Rocks—Dislodged by Climbers, Party Separated, Poor Position, California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch
FALLING ROCKS–DISLODGED BY CLIMBERS, PARTY SEPARATED, POOR POSITION California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch Two separate parties (totaling four people) ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, California, Yosemite National Park, Cathedral Peak
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Yosemite National Park, Cathedral Peak Cathedral Peak South East ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Salathé Wall
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Salathé Wall On October 13, Martin Klinger (26) of Germany ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Rappel Error—Worn Harness, Belay Loop Broke, California, Yosemite Valley, Leaning Tower
FALL ON ROCK, RAPPEL ERROR-WORN HARNESS BELAY LOOP BROKE California, Yosemite Valley, Leaning Tower On October 23, Todd Skinner (48) and his ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Lowering Error—Lost Control of Belay and No Knot in End of Rope, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Rincon
FALL ON ROCK, LOWERING ERROR-LOST CONTROL OF BELAY AND NO KNOT IN END OF ROPE, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Eldorado ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Scenic Journey
FALL ON ROCK Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Scenic Journey On May 17, Craig Smith (21) was leading the eighth pitch ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Rappel Error—Anchor Failed, Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Boulderado
RAPPEL ERROR-ANCHOR FAILED Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Boulderado On June 3 at 1635, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was advised of a ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock—Climber Standing on Large Rock When It Came Loose, Climbing Unroped, Colorado, Little Bear, Northwest Face
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK–CLIMBER STANDING ON LARGE ROCK WHEN IT CAME LOOSE, CLIMBING UNROPED Colorado, Little Bear, Northwest ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Off Route, Inadequate Belay, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Red Garden Wall
FALL ON ROCK, OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE BELAY Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Red Garden Wall On July 13 a climber (37) took ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Inexperienced, Colorado, Longs Peak, Lamb's Slide
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCED Colorado, Longs Peak, Lamb's Slide On August 19, Ben Cort (age unknown) was climbing Lamb’...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Off Route, Failure to Turn Back, Party Separated, Inexperience, Inadequate Equipment, Idaho, Lost River Range, Mount Church
FALL ON ROCK, OFF ROUTE, FAILURE TO TURN BACK, PARTY SEPARATED, INEXPERIENCE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Idaho, Lost River Range, Mount Church ...
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Accident Reports
2007