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Accident Analysis and Notes - Archive


Here is an index to accident analyses from past newsletters. Note that ANAM is short for "Accidents in North American Mountaineering", an annual publication of the American Alpine Club.

  • September 2002 - Common Accident Causes
  • August 2002 - Rainier (Weather, Poor Planning); Red Rocks (Guide Randall Grandstaff)
  • February 2002 - Group Dynamics (ANAM); BC (Avalanche); Mt Hood (Avalanche)
  • November 2001 - Oregon Accidents (ANAM) - Mt Hood (2, short); Mt Washington
  • September 2001 - Botched SAR management, Three Sisters, OR; Mt Baker, WA (Fall on Ice)
  • June 2001 - Rainier, Liberty Ridge (Poor Planning)
  • November 2000 - Texas, Caving; Mt Washington, OR (Leader Fall on Rock); Karl Nagy, Canada
  • July 2000 - Mt Baker, WA (Crevasse Fall, amazing air rescue); Mt Washington, OR (Fall on Rock)
  • October 1999 - ANAM Review (End of Rope accidents, inexperience, high exposure falls)
  • July 1999 - Mt Hood, OR (Fall on Snow, Planning and Expediency)
  • October 1998 - Mt Shuksan, WA (Fall on 4th Class Rock, Personal Account)
  • September 1997 - ANAM Review (Falls on Snow, Inadequate Protection/Anchors)
  • July 1997 - Alan Bard; Alaska (Fall on Snow/Ice, Group Size, Institutional Problems)


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