American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Clifton H.W. Maloney, 1938-2009
Clifton H.W. Maloney 1938–2009 Clifton H.W. Maloney, 71, an investment banker and a long-time member of the New York Section, ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2010
Robert Model Jr., 1972-2009
Robert Model Jr. 1973–2009 I have still not quite come to terms with the truth that Bobby Model is dead. I ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2010
Sean Patrick, 1951-2009
Sean Patrick 1951–2009 Sean Patrick, founder of the HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation, died of complications related to ovarian cancer on ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2010
A.A.C., Alaska Section
Alaska Section. The Alaska Section has been moving forward with a program to replace the aging Snowbird Hut in the ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2010
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
Sierra Nevada Section. Dave Riggs, Section Chair since 2006, transitioned to the AAC Board of Directors and deserves many thanks for ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2010
A.A.C., Front Range Section
Front Range Section. As a result of the AAC Sections Committee’s work, the Central Rockies Section was divided into ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2010
A.A.C., New Englad Section
New England Section. The New England Section held its 13th annual Formal Dinner in March, once again at the elegant ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2010
A.A.C., New York Section
New York Section. The beginning of any new decade brings with it a moment of reflection and analysis. During the 2000’...
AAJ
Club Activities
2010
A.A.C., Southern Appalachian Section
Southern Appalachian Section. In early 2009 the AAC Sections Committee announced a significant restructuring of the Club’s Southeast Section to ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2010
A.A.C., Deep South Section
Deep South Section. The Deep South Section had an active inaugural year, with our members taking a stance in the ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2010
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Sixty-Third Annual Report of the American Alpine Club
Canada: Canada submitted narratives for 2009, but no data for Tables. United States: Errata: First, Last year's cover page incorrectly indicated ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
2010
Fall on Ice — Placed No Protection, Inexperience, Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Waterton National Park
FALL ON ICE – PLACED NO PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Waterton National Park On January 1, a group of climbers met ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock — Handhold Came Loose, Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount Yamnuska
FALL ON ROCK – HANDHOLD CAME LOOSE Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount Yamnuska On May 23, a climber had a leader fall approximately 140 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock — Foothold Broke Off, Off Route, Placed No Protection, Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Phantom Tower
FALL ON ROCK – FOOTHOLD BROKE OFF, OFF ROUTE, PLACED NO PROTECTION Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Phantom Tower On April 11, a party ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Rock Ledge Broke Off — Falling Rock Hit Climbing Partner, Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount Yamnuska
ROCK LEDGE BROKE OFF – FALLING ROCK HIT CLIMBING PARTNER Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount Yamnuska On May 22,JK and A were ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE COMMUNICATION, INADEQUATE BELAY – BELAYER NOT READY, Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Wicked Gravity Wall
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE COMMUNICATION, INADEQUATE BELAY – BELAYER NOT READY Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Wicked Gravity Wall On June 16, PH was ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Off Route, Protection Pulled, Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount Yamnuska
FALL ON ROCK, OFF ROUTE, PROTECTION PULLED Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount Yamnuska On June 18, W and NB were climbing Grillmair’...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock — Protection Pulled, Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount Indefatigable
FALL ON ROCK – PROTECTION PULLED Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount Indefatigable On July 1, KT and MH were climbing the rock route ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Rockfall from Party Above, Poor Position, Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Abbott's Pass
ROCKFALL FROM PARTY ABOVE, POOR POSITION Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Abbott's Pass On July 6, JPL was approaching Abbot’s Pass hut ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Rappel Error — Faulty Use of Equipment, Stranded, Inexperience, Poor Route Research, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Morrow Peak
RAPPEL ERROR – FAULTY USE OF EQUIPMENT, STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE, POOR ROUTE RESEARCH Alberta, Jasper National Park, Morrow Peak On July 18, MJ ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Grassi Lakes
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Grassi Lakes On July 25, two climbers were ascending a bolted route on ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Heavy Packs, Unroped, Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mount Neptuak
FALL ON ROCK, HEAVY PACKS, UNROPED Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mount Neptuak On August 28, a party of seven set out on ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Solo Scrambling, Stranded, Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mount Rundle
SOLO SCRAMBLING, STRANDED Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mount Rundle On September 6, WM was hiking near Banff and headed up the side ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Stranded — Underestimated Route Difficulty, Poor Route Research, Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mount Rundle
STRANDED – UNDERESTIMATED ROUTE DIFFICULTY, POOR ROUTE RESEARCH Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mount Rundle On September 15, three climbers set out to traverse ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Unroped, Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mount Temple
FALL ON ROCK, UNROPED Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mount Temple On September 26, while down-climbing the steep grey rock band on the “...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Stranded, Late Start — Benighted, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Weather, Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mount Norquay
STRANDED, LATE START – BENIGHTED, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, WEATHER Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mount Norquay On October 24, two scramblers started up ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Weather, Fall into Crevasse — Snow Bridge Failed, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, International Mountain
WEATHER, FALL INTO CREVASSE - SNOW BRIDGE FAILED British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, International Mountain I was guiding two clients on ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Snow — Unable to Self-Arrest, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, British Columbia, Canadian Rockies, Castle Glacier
FALL ON SNOW – UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE, British Columbia, Canadian Rockies, Castle Glacier On Aug 3rd J.C. (22) ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Falling Rock — Pulled Off by Lead Climber, British Columbia, Bugaboos Provincial Park, Snowpatch Spire
FALLING ROCK – PULLED OFF BY LEAD CLIMBER British Columbia, Bugaboos Provincial Park, Snowpatch Spire On August 15, a climber was climbing ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection
On August 31st, a climber was leading up a line on the NW side of Eastpost when he slipped and ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Ice, Solo Climbing, British Columbia, Canadian Rockies, Haffner Creek
FALL ON ICE, SOLO CLIMBING British Columbia, Canadian Rockies, Haffner Creek On December 18, CC was solo ice climbing in Haffner ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Climbing Alone, Unroped, Inadequate Food and Equipment, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
UNITED STATES CLIMBING ALONE, UNROPED, INADEQUATE FOOD AND EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 21, Gerald Myers (41), a ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
HAPE, Failure to Turn Back, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE, FAILURE TO TURN BACK Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 11, a guided client (52) first started experiencing a productive ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Poor Position, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, POOR POSITION Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 26, a climber (33) was descending un-roped with ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
"Interfering with Agency Function" — Unnecessary Helicopter Evacuation, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
INTERFERING WITH AGENCY FUNCTION" – UNNECESSARY HELICOPTER EVACUATION Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 1st, a female Lithuanian climber (47) was ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Weather, Inexperience, Alaska, Moose's Tooth, Ham and Eggs
FALL ON ROCK, WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Moose's Tooth, Ham and Eggs On May 11, a climber fell about 60 feet while climbing ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Snow/Ice, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib
FALL ON SNOW/ICE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib On June 11, two climbers (36 and 39, US) died of injuries sustained during ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Inadequate Food, No Working Stoves, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Cassin Ridge
INADEQUATE FOOD, NO WORKING STOVES Alaska, Mount McKinley, Cassin Ridge On June 11, two climbers (38 and 40) attempting the Cassin Ridge requested ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Avalanche, Fall on Snow — Ski Mountaineering, Ignored Recent Avalanche Activity, Misjudged Snowpack, Using Ski-Cuts to Estimate Stability, Trying to Stick to a Schedule, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress, Rescue Gully
AVALANCHE, FALL ON SNOW – SKI MOUNTAINEERING, IGNORED RECENT AVALANCHE ACTIVITY, MISJUDGED SNOWPACK, USING SKI- CUTS TO ESTIMATE STABILITY, TRYING TO ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Various Medical Problems, Alaska, Mount McKinley
VARIOUS MEDICAL PROBLEMS Alaska, Mount McKinley During the 2009 season, there were several medical incidents (including the HAPE report above). These ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Loose Rocks (Sedimentary) Came Off, Fall on Rock, Arizona, Mount Lemmon, Chimney Rock
LOOSE ROCKS (SEDIMENTARY) CAME OFF, FALL ON ROCK Arizona, Mount Lemmon, Chimney Rock On April 151 (Tom Thrall, 58) was on the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
False Alarm, Arizona, Grand Canyon
FALSE ALARM Arizona, Grand Canyon On the evening of September 23rd, rangers began a search for hikers who repeatedly activated ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Various Falls — Unable to Self-Arrest while Glissading, Faulty Use of Crampons (3), Out of Control Fall, California, Mount Shasta
VARIOUS FALLS – UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST WHILE GLISSADING, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS (3), OUT OF CONTROL FALL California, Mount Shasta On January 18, ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Avalanche, California, Yosemite National Park, Half Dome
AVALANCHE California, Yosemite National Park, Half Dome On Sunday, March 15, an experienced South Korean mountain climber Jun Ho Wang (38) was ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock (2), No Hard Hat, California, Joshua Tree National Park, Hidden Valley
FALL ON ROCK (2), NO HARD HAT California, Joshua Tree National Park, Hidden Valley About 4:00 p.m. on March 15, Curtis “Woody” ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Stranded — Benighted, Exposure — Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Late Start
On April 13, Steve (45), Will (23), and Brent (22) set out to climb the classic Lost Arrow Spire (two pitches, 5.8/5.10 A2). Steve had ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock — Short Fixing without a Self-Belay, Inadequate Protection — Failure to Test Aid Placement, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK – SHORT FIXING WITHOUT A SELF-BELAY, INADEQUATE PROTECTION – FAILURE TO TEST AID PLACEMENT California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan. ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, California Tuolumne Meadows, Cathedral Peak
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT California, Tuolumne Meadows, Cathedral Peak On July 1 Shannon (29) and Margie (28) climbed part ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock — Slack in Rope while Simul-Climbing, California, Yosemite National Park, Commitment
FALL ON ROCK – SLACK IN ROPE WHILE SIMUL-CLIMBING California, Yosemite National Park, Commitment On June 17, Floyd (47), an experienced climber, was ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection
On June 26, Holly (32) and her partner Jeff were climbing the first pitch of The Nose when she took a 40-foot ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2010