Accidents in North American Mountaineering


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This annual investigative handbook offers detailed reports on more than eighty climbing accidents that occurred in the United States and Canada in 1999. Produced jointly by the Safety Committees of the American Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada, Accidents analyzes what went wrong in each situation to give experienced and beginning mountaineers the opportunity to learn from other climbers' mistakes. From inadequate protection, clothing, or equipment to inexperience, errors in judgment, and exceeding abilities, the ...

Accidents in North American Mountaineering 2000, American Alpine Club

ISBN-13: 9780930410889

2000 edition

Trade paperback