American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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464 Records

Title Publication Year
Fall on Snow – Inadequate Equipment, Poor Position
Climber 1 and Climber 2 had camped in Garnet Meadows on the night of August 28, with plans to climb the southwest couloir ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2016
Fall on Snow – Inadequate Protection
On January 11, three climbers perished after falling nearly the full length of the Central Couloir on the north side of ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2016
Falling Ice – Poor Position
On February 2, a party of two was ascending a four-pitch WI5 ice route called Sorcerer. Low on the route, one ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2016
Avalanche – Poor Position
At 5:30 a.m. on February 5, two climbers set out to climb Polar Circus, a 700-meter ice climb on Mt. Cirrus. ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2016
Fall on Rock – Loose Rock
A female climber in her 20s was bouldering at the base of Ha Ling Peak, near Canmore, on March 27. A ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2016
Fall on Rock – Scrambling Alone
Late in the afternoon of July 28, a lone 30-year-old male was traversing the exposed alpine rock ridge heading southwest from ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2016
Fall on Rock – Off Route
On July 24, Banff Dispatch was relayed a 911 call from a climber whose partner had just taken a 15-meter leader fall ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2016
Rockfall – Near Miss With Rockslide
On August 15, 2014, Will Richardson-Little and I started hiking toward the Grand Sentinel at 7:20 a.m. from the Moraine Lake parking ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2016
Fall on Rock
On August 7, a pair of climbers set out to attempt a new route on the north face of Chancellor Peak. ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2016
Bear Attack
On November 29, British climbers Greg Boswell and Nick Bullock were descending in the dark from a reconnaissance of a very ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2016
Falls on Snow and Rock
Several accidents, including one fatality, occurred in the Red Gully on the standard route up 14,294-foot Crestone Peak. Although it ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2016
Know the Ropes: Belaying
Climbers have been belaying for as long as they’ve been using ropes. We use some type of belay in ...
ANAM
Feature Article
2016
Danger Zones: The Grand Teton
When Glenn Exum made the first ascent of the upper south ridge of the Grand Teton in 1931, he did so ...
ANAM
Feature Article
2016
Beckey and the AAJ
NO CLIMBER in the 88-year history of the AAJ has written more reports or had more climbs cited in these ...
AAJ
Feature Article
2016