American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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392 Records

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Fall on Rock, Rope Pulled Through Belay Device, Colorado, Clear Creek Canyon, Wall of the 90's
FALL ON ROCK, ROPE PULLED THROUGH BELAY DEVICE Colorado, Clear Creek Canyon, Wall of the 90's On March 10, I (36) had ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall or Slip on Ice, Inadequate Protection — Running Rope Threaded Through Webbing, Webbing Failed, Colorado, Vail, Rigid Designator
FALL OR SLIP ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION – RUNNING ROPE THREADED THROUGH WEBBING, WEBBING FAILED Colorado, Vail, Rigid Designator Late on ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall or Slip on Rock, Rock Flake Came Off, Placed Inadequate Protection, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, West Ridge
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, ROCK FLAKE CAME OFF, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, West Ridge On ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Climbing Alone, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Flattop Mountain
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, CLIMBING ALONE Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Flattop Mountain On May 11 between 1100 and 1200, a ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Avalon Crag
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Avalon Crag On the morning of Monday June 15, a 17-year-old male was ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Snow, Colorado, Capitol Peak, Northwest Ridge
FALL ON SNOW Colorado, Capitol Peak, Northwest Ridge On Friday July 10, James Flowers (47), an experienced climber from Colorado Springs, and ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Off Route, Fall on Rock, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Lumpy Ridge
OFF ROUTE, FALL ON ROCK Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Lumpy Ridge My partner and I (ages not recorded) were ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Rockfall, Fall on Rock, Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Redgarden Wall
ROCKFALL, FALL ON ROCK Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Redgarden Wall I was on pitch 4 of Rewritten (5.7) on August 1 when the party ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay — Rope Ran Through Device and No Knot in Rope Ends, Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Bihedral Wall
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY – ROPE RAN THROUGH DEVICE AND NO KNOT IN ROPE ENDS Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Bihedral Wall ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection and Too Much Time to Place Protection, Colorado, Lovers Leap
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION and TOO MUCH TIME TO PLACE PROTECTION Colorado, Lovers Leap On September 6, Greg (40s), Mike (30...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, Protection Pulled Out, Exceeded Abilities, Colorado, Clear Creek Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Clear Creek Canyon Sept. 13th. It was a ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Inadequate Belay, Climber Lowered Off End of Rope, Inadequate Equipment — Rope Too Short, Colorado, Clear Creek Canyon, Highlander Crag
INADEQUATE BELAY, CLIMBER LOWERED OFF END OF ROPE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT — ROPE TOO SHORT Colorado, Clear Creek Canyon, Highlander Crag On ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Foothold Broke Off — Fall on Rock, Idaho, City of Rocks National Reserve, Castle Rock
FOOTHOLD BROKE OFF – FALL ON ROCK Idaho, City of Rocks National Reserve, Castle Rock On May 21 at 11:45 a.m., volunteer ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay — Rope Too Skinny for Belay Device (Grigri), Kentucky, Red River Gorge, Torrent Falls
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY - ROPE TOO SKINNY FOR BELAY DEVICE (GRIGRI) Kentucky, Red River Gorge, Torrent Falls On ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Avalanche, Possible Poor Position Choice
On Thursday morning, December 10th, at 0700 a group of 24 (12 teams) participants lined up in the Grotto Falls parking lot for ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Ice, No Experience, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge
FALL ON ICE, NO EXPERIENCE New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge In February, two inexperienced climbers in their early 20s (never climbed ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Avalanche, Unable to Self-Arrest, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Tuckerman Ravine
AVALANCHE, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Tuckerman Ravine On April 11, Daniel Zucker (46) from Danville, VT, and Tim Finnocchio (31), ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Snow — Unable to Self-Arrest, New Hampshire, Tuckerman Ravine, Left Gully
FALL ON SNOW - UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST New Hampshire, Tuckerman Ravine, Left gully On March 14, a woman fell approximately 1,200 feet ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Ice — Unable to Self-Arrest, New Hampshire, Huntington Ravine, Central Gully
FALL ON ICE - UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST New Hampshire, Huntington Ravine, Central Gully Approximately 15 minutes after being notified of the ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay — Lowering Error, New Hampshire, Rumney, Armed and Dangerous
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY – LOWERING ERROR New Hampshire, Rumney, Armed and Dangerous On Today (April 19) on the route Armed ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone, Nevada, Red Rocks, Rainbow Wall — The Original Route
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE Nevada, Red Rocks, Rainbow Wall – The Original Route A climber, Josh, fell from the second ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock — Rappel Error (No Knot in End of Rope), Distraction, Haste, Weather, Darkness, New Mexico, Los Alamos, White Rock
FALL ON ROCK – RAPPEL ERROR (NO KNOT IN END OF ROPE), DISTRACTION, HASTE, WEATHER, DARKNESS New Mexico, Los Alamos, White ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Inadequate Equipment, New Mexico, Sandia Mountains, Gemstone Area
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT New Mexico, Sandia Mountains, Gemstone Area Three friends went out climbing at the ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Falls on Rock (12), Protection Pulled Out (4), Dislocations (4), Inadequate Protection (3), Inadequate Belay, Rappel Error, Falling Object, Off Route, Exceeding Ability, Strained Groin, New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks
FALLS ON ROCK (12), PROTECTION PULLED OUT (4), DISLOCATIONS (4), INADEQUATE PROTECTION (3), INADEQUATE BELAY, RAPPEL ERROR, FALLING OBJECT, OFF ROUTE, EXCEEDING ABILITY, STRAINED ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Falling Ice, Oregon, Mount Hood, Southside
FALLING ICE Oregon, Mount Hood, Southside On January 21, while ascending the Southside route on Mount Hood at 10,000 feet, a large ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Oregon, Mount Hood, Southside
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED Oregon, Mount Hood, Southside On May 17, John Creager (54) was descending a Southside variation on Mount ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Falling Rock, Poor Conditions — Late in Season, Oregon, Mount Hood, Sandy Glacier Headwall
FALLING ROCK, POOR CONDITIONS – LATE IN SEASON Oregon, Mount Hood, Sandy Glacier Headwall On June 28 Chris Haskins (27) and his partner ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Stranded — Leading to Exhaustion and Dehydration, Oregon, Smith Rocks, Monkey Face
STRANDED – LEADING TO EXHAUSTION AND DEHYDRATION Oregon, Smith Rocks, Monkey Face On Tuesday, July 14, 2009, Samuel Wilson (18) and his friend (17), both ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Overdue — Did Not Return, Unknown Cause of Fall, Oregon, Mount Hood, Sandy Glacier Headwall
OVERDUE – DID NOT RETURN, UNKNOWN CAUSE OF FALL Oregon, Mount Hood, Sandy Glacier Headwall On early Friday morning, December 11, Luke ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall or Slip on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Tennessee, Tennessee Wall, Blood-On-The-Rocks
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Tennessee, Tennessee Wall, Blood-on-the-Rocks Fellow climbers and rescue crews evacuated an injured ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Lowering Error — Rope (Too Short) Slipped Through Belay Device (Grigri), Utah, Pine Creek Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, LOWERING ERROR – ROPE (TOO SHORT) SLIPPED THROUGH BELAY DEVICE (GRIGRI) Utah, Pine Creek Canyon On May 9th, ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Utah, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Mr. Sandman
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Utah, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Mr. Sandman A rock climber suffered serious injuries when he ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Falling Ice — Gave Way, Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Great White Icicle
FALLING ICE – GAVE WAY, FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Great White Icicle On December 31, Gene Rawson (37), ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Washington, Columbia Hill State Park, Horsethief Butte
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Washington, Columbia Hill State Park, Horsethief Butte On Sunday April 5, Tony Silva (30), a Gresham Oregon ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Snow — Unusual Slip, Washington, Mount Shuksan
FALL ON SNOW – UNUSUAL SLIP Washington, Mount Shuksan On May 23, one of two clients sustained an ankle injury when the ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Slide into Steam Vent, Washington, Mount Rainier
SLIDE INTO STEAM VENT Washington, Mount Rainier On May 24th, a climbing guide (age unknown) near the summit of Mount ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall into Crevasse, Washington, Mount Rainier, Emmons Flats
FALL INTO CREVASSE Washington, Mount Rainier, Emmons Flats On the morning of July 1, Ranger Sam Wick (27) climber Kevin Laney, and ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Steep Snow — Unable to Self-Arrest, Faulty Use of Crampons, Washington, North Cascades National Park, The Triad
FALL ON STEEP SNOW – UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS Washington, North Cascades National Park, The Triad On July 1...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Snow, Faulty Use of Crampons, Washington, Mount Rainier, McClure Rock
FALL ON SNOW, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS Washington, Mount Rainier, McClure Rock On July 4, Mr. Wilkinson (47) was descending the mountain ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Falling Rock — Rock Came Loose, Fall on Rock, Washington, North Cascades — Pickett Range, Mount Terror
FALLING ROCK – ROCK CAME LOOSE, FALL ON ROCK Washington, North Cascades – Pickett Range, Mount Terror Steph Abegg’s Narrative: The ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Block of Ice Calved Off — Fall on Ice, Washington, North Cascades National Park, Torment-Forbidden Traverse
BLOCK OF ICE CALVED OFF - FALL ON ICE Washington, North Cascades National Park, Torment-Forbidden Traverse On August 9, AMGA Instructor ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Bolt Hanger "Failure," Fall on Rock, Washington, Index, Upper Town Wall
BOLT HANGER "FAILURE" FALL ON ROCK Washington, Index, Upper Town Wall While climbing the route “Calling Wolfgang” on the Upper ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Severed Rope, Placed No or Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, West Virginia, Seneca Rocks, La Bella Vista
FALL ON ROCK, SEVERED ROPE, PLACED NO OR INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT West Virginia, Seneca Rocks, La Bella Vista ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Avalanche, Weather
To begin, Keith (Spencer, 45) and I drove up to Cody on Thursday, New Year’s Day. Having recently soloed Cho ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Snow — Near Miss, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mount Moran, Skillet Glacier
FALL ON SNOW – NEAR MISS Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mount Moran, Skillet Glacier On June 2nd, a woman (20+) was ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock — Inadequate Belay, Miscommunication, Wyoming, Lander, Sinks Canyon, Scud Wall
FALL ON ROCK – INADEQUATE BELAY, MISCOMMUNICATION Wyoming, Lander, Sinks Canyon, Scud Wall Chelsea Jackson (20) was sport climbing on the Scud ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Slip on Snow — Unable to Self-Arrest, Off-Route, No Hard Hat, Inexperience, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mount Teewinot, Northwest Couloir
SUP ON SNOW – UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, OFF-ROUTE, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mount Teewinot, Northwest Couloir ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Falling Rock — Failure to Test Holds
On August 1, while ascending Pingora Peak, Kelsey Dayton pulled a large rock off while following Joe Kelsey up a 4th-class ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection — Failure to Bring Rack, Failure to Turn Back — Weather, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, East Face of Mount Teewinot
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION – FAILURE TO BRING RACK, FAILURE TO TURN BACK – WEATHER Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, East ...
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Accident Reports
2010
Falling Rock — Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Failure to Turn Back, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Death Canyon, Caveat Emptor
FALLING ROCK – FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FAILURE TO TURN BACK Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Death Canyon, Caveat Emptor ...
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Accident Reports
2010