American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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A.A.C., New England Section
New England Section. Sixty members and guests attended the 12th annual gala dinner on March 22 to share conviviality in the ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
A.A.C., New York Section
New York Section. In February 2008 we launched an important new, Web-enhanced initiative. In conjunction with our partners, the Rubin Museum ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
A.A.C., Blue Ridge Section
Blue Ridge Section. In 2008 the Blue Ridge Section continued to hold a series of informal meetings at the Rhodeside Tavern ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
A.A.C., Southeast Section
Southeast Section. Throughout 2008 the AAC Sections Committee focused on the objective of bringing our Club closer to grass-roots membership, developing ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
Suffer Pony at the Disco
Early morning on September 20, Joe Forrester and I descended the SOB Gully to climb the Porcelain Arête (IV 5.10). When ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Sixty-Second Annual Report of the American Alpine Club
Canada: At the time of publication, narratives and data from Canada were not available. The Alpine Club of Canada has ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
2009
Avalance, Poor Position, Failure to Test Conditions, Relying on Others, Alaska, Delta Range, Castner Glacier
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION, FAILURE TO TEST CONDITIONS, RELYING ON OTHERS Alaska, Delta Range, Castner Glacier In the early afternoon on ...
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Accident Reports
2009
HAPE, Allowed to Descend Alone, Possible CO Poisioning, Alaska,Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE, ALLOWED TO DESCEND ALONE, POSSIBLE CO POISONING Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress The 2008 Ulsam McKinley Expedition, led by Jeong ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Frostbite—Dehyrated, Failure to Pay Attention to Warning Signs, Alaska Mount McKinley West Buttress
FROSTBITE–DEHYDRATED, FAILURE TO PAY ATTENTION TO WARNING SIGNS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Hervé Laurence (40) was a member of ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Missing Climbers — Assumed Fatal, Inadequate Equipment — Sleeping Bags and Fuel, Alaska, Mt. McKinley, Cassin Ridge
MISSING CLIMBERS–ASSUMED FATAL, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT– SLEEPING BAGS and FUEL Alaska, Mt. McKinley, Cassin Ridge Tatsuro Yamada (27) and Yuto Inoue (24,) ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone, Alaska, Mount Mckinley, West Buttress
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Claude Ratté was a member of the Quebecoise 2008 Expedition, which ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Unsafe Position, Fatigue, Alaska, Skagway, Black Lake
FALL ON ROCK, UNSAFE POSITION, FATIGUE Alaska, Skagway, Black Lake On June 14, Karl (28) was climbing an unnamed, single-pitch sport route ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall into Bergschrund, Frostbite, Weather, Alaska, Mount Mckinley, West Buttress
FALL INTO BERGSCHRUND, FROSTBITE, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On the morning of June 16th, climbers woke to clear ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Exposure (Took Gloves Off) — Frostbite, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
EXPOSURE (TOOK GLOVES OFF) - FROSTBITE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress KAJ Denali 2008 (from Croatia) expedition members Jadranko Mlinaric (40) and ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Sudden Death on Summit, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
SUDDEN DEATH ON SUMMIT Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress This Alpine Ascents International climbing expedition flew into the base camp ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Sudden Death on Summit — Near Denali Pas, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
SUDDEN DEATH - NEAR DENALI PASS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress At 2200 on July 7, Ranger John Loomis received a call ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Fatigued, Placed no Protection, "Too Relaxed" Arizona, Cochise Stronghold
FALL ON ROCK, FATIGUED, PLACED NO PROTECTION, "TOO RELAXED" Arizona, Cochise Stronghold Ever since my fall I have been reliving ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Stranded — Inability to Remove Anatomical Protection, California, Yosemite Valley, Bishops Terrace
STRANDED - INABILITY TO REMOVE ANATOMICAL PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley, Bishops Terrace On April 12, Tim Barthel (51), Jon Becker (50), Brant Herrett (55), ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Stranded — Yogi-Phobia, Unfamiliar With Equipment, California, Yosemite , Half Dome
STRANDED – YOGI-PHOBIA, UNFAMILIAR WITH EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite, Half Dome Janet (32) spent May 9 hanging out at the base of Half Dome ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Poor Communication, Inadequate Medical Training, California, Yosmite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, POOR COMMUNICATION, INADEQUATE MEDICAL TRAINING California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan At 0330 on May 15, Matt Christensen (26) ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Handhold Dislodged - Fall on Rock, California, Sierra Nevada, Palisades Region
FALL ON ROCK, HANDHOLD DISLODGED – FALL ON ROCK California, Sierra Nevada, Palisades Region At 0700 on July 13, J.C. (47) and B....
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock — Misjudged Pendulum, California Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK – MISJUDGED PENDULUM California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan At 0545 on July 18, Eric Ruderman (32) and Skiy DeTray (31) started a ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, No Helmet, California, Yosemite Valley, Church Bowl
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HELMET California, Yosemite Valley, Church Bowl On August 31, Tomoki Shibata (22) led Church Bowl ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, California, Idyllwild, Suicide Rock
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT California, Idyllwild, Suicide Rock On September 5, Trevor Mathews (21), suffered significant head trauma and remains ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Lost in the Dark, California, Yosemite, Half Dome
LOST IN THE DARK California, Yosemite, Half Dome In late September, Aloysius “Apple” Leap (25) and I (Chris Tomasetti, 23) made our ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled out and Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, California, Taquitz Rock
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT and INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Tahquitz Rock On October 19, Sean was leading the ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Avalanche, Colorado, Little Bear Peak, Standard Hourglass Route
AVALANCHE Colorado, Little Bear Peak, Standard Hourglass Route On January 10 around 1100, a male (22) and his sister (20) were climbing Little Bear ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall or Slip on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Squid
FALL OR SLIP ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Squid On Sunday March 2, a female climber (32) ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Stranded, Darkness, Inadequate Equipment — No Headlamp, Inadequate Clothing, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Yellow Spur
STRANDED, DARKNESS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT - NO HEADLAMP, INADEQUATE CLOTHING, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Yellow Spur Around 2:00 p....
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall or Slip on Rock, Miscommunication, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Wind Tower
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, MISCOMMUNICATION Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Wind Tower On May 4, Lon Abbott (45) and Avery McGill (25) ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall or Slip on Rock, Pulled Loose Rock Off — Falling Rock Hit Climbing Partner, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Doub-Griffith
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, PULLED LOOSE ROCK OFF - FALLING ROCK HIT CLIMBING PARTNER Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Protetion Pulled out, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Bastille, Werk Supp
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Bastille, Werk Supp On July 14, Preston Brennan (47), an experienced ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall or Slip on Rock, Climbing Alone, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Bastille, Werk Supp
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Bastille, Werk Supp Michael Hankins (47), an experienced and ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Poor Practice — Hooked Fingers Through Bolt Ring, Colorado, Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Rethinking the Ethics
FALL ON ROCK, POOR PRACTICE – HOOKED FINGERS THROUGH BOLT RING Colorado, Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Rethinking the Ethics Rethinking ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, Exceeding Abilities
On October 8, Kevin (51), an experienced climber, and his wife started the first pitch of Grandmother’s Challenge (5.10c), a two-pitch ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Stoned Oven
FALL ON ROCK Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Stoned Oven On Monday, October 20, Irishman Michael Walsh (30) and ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock — Rappel Error, Inadequate Protection — Old Anchor Webbing Parted, Inadequate Equipment — No Headlamps, Kentucky, Red River Gorge, Emerald City
FALL ON ROCK - RAPPEL ERROR, INADEQUATE PROTECTION- OLD ANCHOR WEBBING PARTED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT - NO HEADLAMPS Kentucky, Red River ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Avalanche, Climbing Alone, Poor Position, New Hampshire, Mount Washingotn, Huntington Ravine, Odell Gully
AVALANCHE, CLIMBING ALONE, POOR POSITION New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Huntington Ravine, Odell Gully At 9:20 p.m. on January 18 the USFS ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Snow — Unable to Self-Arrest, Inadequate Equipment — No Headlamps, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Huntington Ravine
FALL ON SNOW - UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Huntington Ravine On January 25, a party of four was ...
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Accident Reports
2009
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, POOR COMMUNICATION, INADEQUATE MEDICAL TRAINING,California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT - NO HEADLAMPS New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Huntington Ravine On January 26, a ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Snow — Loss of Control on Voluntary Glissade, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Lion's Head Winter Route
FALL ON SNOW – LOSS OF CONTROL ON VOLUNTARY GLISSADE New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Lion's Head Winter route On March 3, a ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Avalance, Poor Position, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Huntington Ravine
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Huntington Ravine During the afternoon of March 30, two climbers (ages unknown) emerged from ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut
In August, Christopher Townsend (27), an experienced climber from Cambridge, Massachusetts, took a 20-foot fall that left him hanging unconscious on ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Falls on Rock (16), Falling Rock (1), Rappel Error (1), Inadequate Protection (10), Protectin Pulled out (4) Inadequate Belay (3), No Hard Hat (1), New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawnagunks, Various Routes
FALLS ON ROCK (16), FALLING ROCK (1), RAPPEL ERROR (1), INADEQUATE PROTECTION (10), PROTECTION PULLED OUT (4), INADEQUATE BELAY (3), NO HARD HAT (1) New York, Mohonk ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall or Slip on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Fatigue, Darkness, North Carolina, Linville Gorge Wilderness, Shortoff Mountain, Paradise Alley
FALL OR SUP ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, FATIGUE, DARKNESS North Carolina, Linville Gorge Wilderness, Shortoff Mountain, Paradise Alley ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Slip on Rock — Failure to Test Holds, Cam Pulled out Placed Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, North Carolina, Jackson County, Grays Ridge
SLIP ON ROCK – FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS, CAM PULLED OUT, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES North Carolina, Jackson County, Gray's ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall or Slip on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Inexperienced, North Carolina, Looking Glass Rock
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, INEXPERIENCED North Carolina, Looking Glass Rock On May 8, a male climber (31) and his ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Inappropriate Call to 911, North Carolina, Rumbling Bald, Drivin and Cryin
FALL ON ROCK, INAPPROPRIATE CALL TO 911 North Carolina, Rumbling Bald, Drivin and Cryin On May 21, while preparing to climb, an ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Fatigue, Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, North Carolina, Hanging Rock State Park — Moores Wall, Dolphin Head
FATIGUE, FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES North Carolina, Hanging Rock State Park – Moores Wall, Dolphin Head On May 25, Chris Hagwood (42) ...
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Accident Reports
2009
Inadequate Protection — Nut Pulled Out, Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, North Carolina, Looking Glass Rock, Second Coming
INADEQUATE PROTECTION – NUT PULLED OUT, FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT North Carolina, Looking Glass Rock, Second Coming On July 28, ...
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Accident Reports
2009