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Accidents in North American Mountaineering


Published annually since 1948, Accidents in North American Mountaineering reports on the year's most significant and teachable climbing incidents. In each case, the American Alpine Club analyzes what went wrong, helping you to prevent or survive similar situations in the future. American Alpine Club members receive the 128-page Accidents free with membership.

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Accidents in North American Mountaineering depends upon submissions from injured climbers, their partners, search and rescue organizations, park officials, and news reports.
Use the Submission Form, fill it out,and send it to: accidents@americanalpineclub.org or Dougald MacDonald. You can also mail it to: ATTN: Accidents, American Alpine Club 710 10th St., Suite 100, Golden, CO 80401. Send art, photos, and cover submissions to Erik Rieger.

Many individuals volunteer their time to help with our website. Email accidents@americanalpineclub.org to get involved.