Accidents In North American Mountaineering

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Number of Total Accidents Reported Persons Involved Injured Fatalities TABLE II
1951-2004 2005 Total Total Geographical Number of Persons 98 / ACCIDENTS
IN NORTH AMERICAN MOUNTAINEERING 2006. USA CAN USA CAN USA
CAN USA CAN 1987 192 25 377 79 140 23 32 9 1988 156 18 288 44 155 18 24
4 1989 141 18 272 36 124 11 17 9 1990 136 25 245 50 125 24 24 4 1991 169
20 302 66 147 11 18 6 1992 175 17 351 45 144 11 43 6 1993 132 27 274 50
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Death Daring And Disaster

Author: Farabee Jr.
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
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September, 2004, pp. 54—62. Swanke, Steve (Ranger, CANY). “Case Incident
Record #0307000008." CANY files. May 1, 2003. Swanke, Steve (Ranger, CANY
). “SAR Record #2003-008." CANY files. May 1, 2003. Swanke, Steve (Ranger,
YELL). Communications with author, September 1, 2004. WASO Ranger
Activities Morning Report. November 25, 2003. JUNE 29, 2003 GRAND TETON
NATIONAL PARK Accidents in North American Mountaineering: 2004. New York:
American ...

A Hiker S Guide To Scrambling Safely

Author: Tom Morin
Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books Ltd
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References The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada.
Accidents in North American Mountaineering in 2002, 2003 and 2004. Golden:
The American Alpine Club, 2002, 2003, 2004. Brighton, Patrick. Climbers Guide
for Treating Medical Emergencies. Globe Pequot Press. Bruce D., Md. Browne.
Ed. Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured. Jones and
Bartlett, 2002 Burroughs, William. Mountain Weather: A Guide for Skiers and
Hillwalkers.

A Man S Life

Author: Mark Jenkins
Publisher: Rodale
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But four decades later, modern climbing ropes, unless they're corroded with acid
or cut by a knife blade or sharp rock, simply don't break (although they do wear
out and need to be replaced). Equipment failure in rock climbing and
mountaineering is extraordinarily rare. According to the American Alpine Club's
Accidents in North American Mountaineering 2004, of the 5,840 reported
accidents and 1,304 reported deaths from climbing in the United States between
1951 and 2003, ...

Rock Climbing Anchors

Author: Craig Luebben
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594852391
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This may seem alarmist, but leader falls are the greatest cause of accidents in
rock climbing according to Accidents in North American Mountaineering 2004,
published by the American Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada. Set
plenty of protection on traverses, especially before and after the cruxes —gear
before the crux protects the leader, gear after the crux protects the second. If you'
ve just climbed up a ways and are beginning a traverse, set a directional anchor
to keep the ...

Freedom To Fall

Author: Carol Hampson
Publisher: BalboaPress
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The accident record mentions a stopper and carabiner clipped to the rope just
above the harness, but what that meant wasn't clear. Either Chris placed an
ineffective piece of protection that came out, or he hooked it to the rope after the
fall. In a separate report for the American Alpine Club, “Accidents in North
American Mountaineering, 2004,” Lincoln wrote, “Details suggest that he clipped
this piece to the rope after his fall in order to secure his backpack.” The cause of
the accident is ...