American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Sadao Tambe, 1916-2007
Sadao Tambe 1916–2007 Sadao Tambe, born in Kyoto, Japan, learned climbing as a member of the famous Keio University Alpine Club. ...
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In Memoriam
2008
Alaska Section
Alaska Section. It was a busy year in the most northern of AAC sections. We officially purchased and signed the ...
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Club Activities
2008
Oregon Section
Oregon Section. Keith Daellenbach along with Kellie Rice were the super-achievers of the Oregon Section on the Madrone Wall Preservation ...
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Club Activities
2008
Sierra Nevada Section
Sierra Nevada Section. We had an active year hosting climbing, social, and conservation events for AAC members and the climbing ...
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Club Activities
2008
Central Rockies Section
Central Rockies Section. The year started out with a bang in January, when the Central Rockies Section sponsored the 13th ...
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Club Activities
2008
New York Section
New York Section. The year 2007 was a particularly active and interesting one for the New York Section. We reached a ...
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Club Activities
2008
New England Section
New England Section. In 2007 we lost Bob Bates, our famed AAC Honorary President, one of the great “Harvard Five” mountaineers (...
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Club Activities
2008
Blue Ridge Section
Blue Ridge Section. Section events in 2007 included a number of slideshows held at the Rhodeside Tavern in Arlington, Virginia. Dimitry ...
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Club Activities
2008
Southeast Section
Southeast Section. Despite geographic and demographic obstacles, 2007 witnessed a significant renaissance in AAC activity in the Southeast Section. Historically, development ...
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Club Activities
2008
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Sixty-First Annual Report of the American Alpine Club
Sixty-First Annual Report of the American Alpine Club This is the sixty-first issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering. At ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
2008
Rope Around Leg—Stumble, British Columbia, Mount Robson National Park, Mount Robson
CANADA ROPE AROUND LEG–STUMBLE British Columbia, Mount Robson National Park, Mount Robson During the mid-day of July 12th, a ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Ice—Rappel Error, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Wake
FALL ON ICE–RAPPEL ERROR Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Wake On April 23, Jed Kallen-Brown (23) and Lara Kellogg (38) were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Avalanche, Climbing Unroped, Placed No Protection, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Barrill, Japanese Couloir
AVALANCHE, CLIMBING UNROPED, PLACED NO PROTECTION Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Barrill, Japanese Couloir On Tuesday evening, May 15th, Andre ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall into Crevasse—Unable to Self-Rescue, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL INTO CREVASSE–UNABLE TO SELF-RESCUE Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 25 about 1900, Val Todd (61) fell ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Snow Blindness—Failed to Wear Eye Protection, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
SNOW BLINDNESS–FAILED TO WEAR EYE PROTECTION Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 2, Oure Dalbinco (33) was ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Snow, Sprain/Strain, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, SPRAIN/STRAIN Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress The “To Zee Top” expedition started their ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Acute Abdominal Pain, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ACUTE ABDOMINAL PAIN Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Alan Arnette (50) registered with the National Park Service as ...
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Accident Reports
2008
AMS, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
AMS Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Masamichi Kobayashi (65) was a part of the Tokyo-JAC expedition comprised of ...
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Accident Reports
2008
HACE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HACE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 29 Stefan Jeronin (40), a client of Mountain Trip, collapsed below Denali Pass about 18,000 ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Seizures—Failure to Inform Guides of Medical Condition, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
SEIZURES–FAILURE TO INFORM GUIDES OF MEDICAL CONDITION Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress A Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Atrial Fibrillation, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Jack Ziegler (50) registered with the National Park Service as a ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled—Inadequate Protection, Belayer in Poor Position, Arizona, Sullivan Canyon, Chino Valley
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED–INADEQUATE PROTECTION, BELAYER IN POOR POSITION Arizona, Sullivan Canyon, Chino Valley On March 4, I was ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock—Rappel Error—No Backup System, Arkansas, Buffalo National River Wilderness Area, Hawksbill Crag
FALL ON ROCK, RAPPEL ERROR–NO BACKUP SYSTEM Arkansas, Buffalo National River Wilderness Area, Hawksbill Crag On the afternoon of ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Snow, No Hard Hat, California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch
FALL ON SNOW, NO HARD HAT California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch On January 28, a man (44) and his son were attempting ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Stranded—Benighted, Exposure—Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Weather, Late Start, California, Yosemite National Park, Royal Arches
STRANDED–BENIGHTED, EXPOSURE–INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, WEATHER, LATE START California, Yosemite National Park, Royal Arches My son Sascha (21) and ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Falling Rock—Dislodged by Climbing Partner, Poor Position, California, Sierra Nevada, Dunderberg Peak
FALLING ROCK–DISLODGED BY CLIMBING PARTNER, POOR POSITION California, Sierra Nevada, Dunderberg Peak During the course of the weekend of 27–29 ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Protection Pulled Out—Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite National Park, El Capitan
PROTECTION PULLED OUT–FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite National Park, El Capitan On May 17, Alexander Scola (28) and his ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Overdue, Various Falls on Rock, Inadequate Equipment, Party Separated, Inexperience, California, Mount Shasta, Mud Creek Canyon
OVERDUE, VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, PARTY SEPARATED, INEXPERIENCE California, Mount Shasta, Mud Creek Canyon On June 24 at 1800, the ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Snow—Faulty Use of Crampons, California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch
FALL ON SNOW–FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch On July 3, a climber fell near The Heart ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Stranded, Off Route, Inadequate Equipment—Left Ropes Behind, California, Yosemite Valley National Park, Washington Column
STRANDED, OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT–LEFT ROPES BEHIND California, Yosemite Valley National Park, Washington Column On July 15, two climbers (22 and 20) ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Jumped into Crevasse, and then Later Fell in Camp While Urinating, California, Mount Shasta, Hotlum Glacier and in Camp
JUMPED INTO CREVASSE‚ AND THEN LATER FELL IN CAMP WHILE URINATING California, Mount Shasta, Hotlum Glacier and in Camp On ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Off Route—Lost Time, Haste, Darkness, California, Yosemite National Park, Half Dome
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, OFF ROUTE–LOST TIME, HASTE, DARKNESS California, Yosemite National Park, Half Dome On August 19, Robert ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock—Belay Failure, No Stopper Knot, Missed Clues, Inattention, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley National Park, Church Bowl
FALL ON ROCK–BELAY FAILURE, NO STOPPER KNOT, MISSED CLUES, INATTENTION, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley National Park, Church ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Weather—Failure to Turn Back, Inadequate Clothing, Hypothermia
On Saturday, November 10, Peter Noble (44) and I, Scott Berry (37), set out to climb the Southeast Buttress (five or six pitches, 5.6) ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock—Rappel Error, California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches
FALL ON ROCK–RAPPEL ERROR California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches On November 20, Meghan (30) and Matt (40), a husband and wife team, ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Ice, No Protection, Not Wearing Crampons, Colorado, North Cheyenne Canyon, Hully Gully
FALL ON ICE, NO PROTECTION, NOT WEARING CRAMPONS Colorado, North Cheyenne Canyon, Hully Gully On January 30, moments before falling 170 feet ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Roof Routes
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Roof Routes On April 22, an experienced climber (24) fell from about 20 ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock—Lowering Error
On May 14, a climber (22) led Washington Irving (5.6), and at the top of the pitch, he clipped his rope into a ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park In mid May, Jerome Stiller (50), a part-time instructor in Regis ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Falling Rocks—Pulled Loose by Climbing Ropes, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Diamond
FALLING ROCKS–PULLED LOOSE BY CLIMBING ROPES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Diamond Around 2 p.m. on August 7, two ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Falling Rock—Pulled Loose by Climbing Ropes, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Lumpy Ridge
FALLING ROCK–PULLED LOOSE BY CLIMBING ROPES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Lumpy Ridge On August 8, two climbers were descending ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Climbing Alone, Fatigue, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, CLIMBING ALONE, FATIGUE Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On August 19 about 7:30 ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Overconfidence, Colorado, Durango
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, OVERCONFIDENCE Colorado, Durango After 17 years of rock climbing, bad judgment finally caught up with me. ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out—Inadequate Protection, Idaho, City of Rocks National Reserve, Buzzard's Perch
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT–INADEQUATE PROTECTION Idaho, City of Rocks National Reserve, Buzzard's Perch On September 26 at 5:45 p....
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out—Inadequate Protection, Idaho, City of Rocks National Reserve, Bath Rock
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT–INADEQUATE PROTECTION Idaho, City of Rocks National Reserve, Bath Rock On June 27 around 11 a....
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Placed Inadequate Protection, Maine, Acadia National Park, Champlain Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION Maine, Acadia National Park, Champlain Mountain The following is derived from ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Montana, Glacier National Park, Gendarme
FALL ON ROCK Montana, Glacier National Park, Gendarme On July 3, rangers from Glacier National Park and wardens from Canada’s ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Clothing, North Carolina, Shortoff Mountain, Little Corner
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE CLOTHING North Carolina, Shortoff Mountain, Little Corner On Saturday March 17, M. McNeely (age unknown) and her ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, North Carolina, Crowders Mountain State Park, Red Wall
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION North Carolina, Crowders Mountain State Park, Red Wall Late in the afternoon of May 13, D. ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Lowering Failure—No Belay or Backup, North Carolina, Little Pinnacle, Pilot Mountain State Park
FALL ON ROCK, LOWERING FAILURE–NO BELAY OR BACKUP North Carolina, Little Pinnacle, Pilot Mountain State Park On May 23, a ...
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Accident Reports
2008