American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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367 Records

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Avalanche — Triggered by Climber, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Pinnacle Gully
AVALANCHE - TRIGGERED BY CLIMBER New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Pinnacle Gully On March 10 shortly after 10:30 a.m., a solo ice ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Snow — Unable to Self-Arrest, Faulty Use of Crampons, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Lions Head
FALL ON SNOW - UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Lion Head On April 4, one ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge, Recompense
FALL ON ROCK New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge, Recompense On June 18, Mark Gallagher (48) was climbing Recompense when he fell, hit a ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock — Ascender Threaded Incorrectly, Dehydration, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge, The Prow
FALL ON ROCK - ASCENDER THREADED INCORRECTLY, DEHYDRATION New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge, The Prow On August 8, a climber (40s) from ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Rappel Error — Uneven Ropes, Fall on Rock, New York, Shawangunks
RAPPEL ERROR – UNEVEN ROPES, FALL ON ROCK New York, Shawangunks On May 21,I met my friend Dana B. in the ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Falls on Rock (7), Protection Pulled Out (2), Inadequate Protection, Rappel Errors (2), Belay Error, New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks
FALLS ON ROCK (7), PROTECTION PULLED OUT (2), INADEQUATE PROTECTION, RAPPEL ERRORS (2), BELAY ERROR New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks Seven reports were ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, North Carolina, Pilot Mountain State Park
FALL ON ROCK – FALL ON ROCK North Carolina, Pilot Mountain State Park On February 13, several others and I witnessed a ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Rope Pulls Through Belay Device, No Helmet, North Carolina, Looking Glass Rock
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, ROPE PULLS THROUGH BELAY DEVICE, NO HELMET North Carolina, Looking Glass Rock On March 23 around 1:50 ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Climbing Alone, North Carolina, Looking Glass Rock, Invisible Airways
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, CLIMBING ALONE North Carolina, Looking Glass Rock, Invisible Airways On the morning of April 12, ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, Rappel Error, North Carolina, Rumbling Bald, Cereal Buttress
FALL ON ROCK, RAPPEL ERROR North Carolina, Rumbling Bald, Cereal Buttress It was July 2, 10:30 a.m. I had met Joshua ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, Off Route, North Carolina, Stone Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, OFF ROUTE North Carolina, Stone Mountain On October 21, we approached the base of Stone Mountain to climb ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, North Carolina, Crowder's Mountain State Park, Opinionated
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT North Carolina, Crowder’s Mountain State Park, Opinionated On November 23, a male climber (23) fell ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Stranded, Rappel Error — Rope Too Short, North Carolina, Hanging Rock State Park, Moore's Wall
STRANDED, RAPPEL ERROR – ROPE TOO SHORT North Carolina, Hanging Rock State Park, Moore's Wall On November 5, a male climber (28) with ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock — No Knot on End of Rope, North Carolina, Rumbling Bald
FALL ON ROCK – NO KNOT ON END OF ROPE North Carolina, Rumbling Bald On December 18, my climbing partner, Adam (33), and ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, Inadquate Protection, No Hard Hat, Oregon, Rocky Butte
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT Oregon, Rocky Butte On May 14, while leading a fifth class route, Christian ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Snow — Falling Ice Sheet Knocked Climber Off, Climbing Unroped, Oregon, Mount Hood, Southside
FALL ON SNOW – FALLING ICE SHEET KNOCKED CLIMBER OFF, CLIMBING UNROPED Oregon, Mount Hood, Southside On June 9, Meredith Jacques (30) was ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock — Rappel Error, Oregon, Beacon Rock State Park
FALL ON ROCK – RAPPEL ERROR Oregon, Beacon Rock State Park On July 24, Nathan Turner (30) was on the second rappel of ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock — Hiking Turns into Climbing Terrain, Inexperience, Oregon, North Sister
FALL ON ROCK – HIKING TURNS INTO CLIMBING TERRAIN, INEXPERIENCE Oregon, North Sister On September 24, Brian C. Jones (37) slipped on the 35...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Oregon, Marsupial Crags
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT Oregon, Marsupial Crags On November 14, Aaron Seemen (32) was climbing a 5.7, ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, Nut/Cam Pulled Out, Exceeding Abilities, Tennessee, Sunset Rock, Chikamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
FALL ON ROCK, NUT/CAM PULLED OUT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Tennessee, Sunset Rock, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park The park ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock — Poor Communication, Texas, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
FALL ON ROCK – POOR COMMUNICATION Texas, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area On Saturday, April 16, several groups of climbers were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Snakebite
JB (44) was bitten by a Copperhead snake on May 27 at the Bird’s Nest area of Great Falls Park. I (...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, Poor Communication, Virginia, Shenandoah National Park, Old Rag Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, POOR COMMUNICATION Virginia, Shenandoah National Park, Old Rag Mountain Late on Sunday afternoon June 5, Old Rag Mountain ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, Anchor Failure — Unfinished Knot, Virginia, Blue Ridge Parkway, Ravens Roost
FALL ON ROCK, ANCHOR FAILURE – UNFINISHED KNOT Virginia, Blue Ridge Parkway, Ravens Roost, During the mid-afternoon on June 15, Jonathan Sullivan (20) ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall into Cravasse, Climbing Unroped, Unafmiliar with Route, Party Separated, Inexperience, Washington, Mount Rainier, Fuerer Finger
On the morning of May 10, four climbers (ages 23–34) left their camp on the Wilson Glacier at approximately 02:45 to climb ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Exhaustion — Possible AMS or HACE, Fall on Ice/Snow, Weather, Washington, Mount Rainier, Liberty Ridge
EXHAUSTION – POSSIBLE AMS OR HACE, FALL ON ICE/SNOW, WEATHER Washington, Mount Rainier, Liberty Ridge On June 12, Rob Plankers (50), Brad ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Loss of Control on Glissade — Fall into Crevasse/Moat, Poor Visibility, Misperception, No Hard Hat, Washington, Mount Baker
LOSS OF CONTROL ON GLISSADE – FALL INTO CREVASSE/MOAT, POOR VISIBILITY, MISPERCEPTION, NO HARD HAT Washington, Mount Baker On July 2, ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Loss of Control on Glissade — Fall into Crevasse/Moat, Inexperience, Washington, North Cascades, Aasgard Pass
LOSS OF CONTROL ON GLISSADE – FALL INTO CREVASSE/MOAT, INEXPERIENCE Washington, North Cascades, Aasgard Pass On July 3 about 0:30 a.m., ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Illness and Frostbite (Two Incidents), Washington, Mount Rainier
ILLNESS AND FROSTBITE (TWO INCIDENTS) Washington, Mount Rainier While on a summit climb on the morning of July 13 about 9:00 a....
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Snow — Loss of Control on Voluntary Glissade, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Washington, Mount Rainier, Near Camp Muir
FALL ON SNOW – LOSS OF CONTROL ON VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT Washington, Mount Rainier, Near Camp Muir On ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock — Rappel Error, Fatigue, Possible Haste, Washington, Beacon Rock State Park
FALL ON ROCK – RAPPEL ERROR, FATIGUE, POSSIBLE HASTE Washington, Beacon Rocks State Park On July 24, Nathan Turner (30) and his partner ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock — Overconfidence on Fourth-Class Terrain, Washington, North Cascades, Washington Pass
FALL ON ROCK – OVERCONFIDENCE ON FOURTH-CLASS TERRAIN Washington, North Cascades, Washington Pass The plan of the day (August 13) was to ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Falling Rock — Triggered by Party Above, Poor Position, Washington, North Cascades, Forbidden Peak, West Ridge
FALLING ROCK – TRIGGERED BY PARTY ABOVE, POOR POSITION Washington, North Cascades, Forbidden Peak, West Ridge About 6:30 pm. on August 18, Jay ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Pulled Off a Loose Block — Fall on Rock, Washington, Mount Stuart
PULLED OFF A LOOSE BLOCK – FALL ON ROCK Washington, Mount Stuart I was climbing the West Ridge of Mount Stuart ...
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2012
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, West Virginia, New River Gorge National River
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT West Virginia, New River Gorge National River On June 5th, a male climber (22) was ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, West Virginia, New River Gorge National River
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT West Virginia, New River Gorge National River During the evening of June 13, a female (25) ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Protection Bolt Pulled Out, West Virginia, Meadow River
PROTECTION BOLT PULLED OUT West Virginia, Meadow River Late in the day on June 23, a bolt pulled out while a ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Intoxication — Fall on Rock, Free Solo Climbing, West Virginia, New River Gorge National River
INTOXICATION – FALL ON ROCK, FREE SOLO CLIMBING West Virginia, New River Gorge National River In early July about 11:45 a.m., ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Avalanche, Poor Position, Weather, Inexperience, Wyoming, Cody South Fork, Deer Creek
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION, WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Cody South Fork, Deer Creek On January 28, we were halfway down a steep 400-foot ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Avalanche, Poor Position, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Meadows of Garnet Canyon
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Meadows of Garnet Canyon On April 18, Grand Teton National Park received a ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Snow/Ice, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Teewinot
FALL ON SNOW/ICE Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Teewinot On June 4 about 0830, Jesse Stover (39) slipped and fell about 2,000 feet ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock, Rope Jammed — So Slack in Rope, Failure to Follow Instructions, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Guides Wall
FALL ON ROCK, ROPE JAMMED – SO SLACK IN ROPE, FAILURE TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Guides Wall ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Snow — Ski Mountaineering, Unable to Self-Arrest, Wyoming, Middle Teton, Ellingwood Couloir
FALL ON SNOW – SKI MOUNTAINEERING, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Wyoming, Middle Teton, Ellingwood Couloir At 0140 July 2, Ryan Redmond (32), Ben Johnson, Rob ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Off Route, Fall on Snow/Ice — Unable to Self-Arrest Faulty Use of Crampons, No Hard Hat, Inexperience, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Middle Teton
OFF ROUTE, FALL ON SNOW/ICE – UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Grand Teton ...
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2012
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone, Inexperience, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton On Saturday July 31, Don Ivie (44) arrived in ...
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2012
Loose Block Pulled Off — Fall on Rock, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Middle Teton
LOOSE BLOCK PULLED OFF – FALL ON ROCK Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Middle Teton On August 9, a party of three ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Fall on Rock — Loss of Control on Belay, Inexperience, Haste, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Death Canyon
FALL ON SNOW – LOSS OF CONTROL ON GLISSADE, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Nez Perce On August 11 between 1100 and 1600, ...
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Accident Reports
2012
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
FALL ON ROCK – LASS OF CONTROL ON BELAY, INEXPERIENCE, HASTE Wyoming, Grand Teton national Park, Death Canyon The climbing party ...
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Accident Tables
2012
Fall on Snow — Unable to Self-Arrest, Faulty Use of Crampons, Wyoming, Gannet Peak
FALL ON SNOW – UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS Wyoming, Gannet Peak On August 10 about 1300, the Sublette County Sheriff’...
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Accident Reports
2012
Avalanche — Failure to Analyze Snowpack, Poor Position, Wyoming, Snowy Range
AVALANCHE – FAILURE TO ANALYZE SNOWPACK, POOR POSITION Wyoming, Snowy Range On November 6th, Brice Portwood (27) and I (Ed Warren – 25) were ...
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Accident Reports
2012