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

Death Daring And Disaster

Author: Farabee Jr.
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 1461661854
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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

A Man S Life

Author: Mark Jenkins
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781594867071
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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
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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 ...