2002

For Full Rescue Reports, please refer to the American Alpine Club's publication, Accidents in North American Mountaineering You can contact the AAC here

 

SELECTED RESCUES - YOSAR responded to 180 calls in 2002

 

From Accidents in North American Mountaineering (ANAM)
9-24-02 - 50-foot lead fall on aid - El Cap, Mescalito
This is a move-by-move examination of a big-wall trio's epic on the 20th pitch of Mescalito.

 

From Accidents in North American Mountaineering (ANAM)
9-15-02 - Head injury during top-rope traverse - Daff Dome
A brief report highlighting a hazard of inexperienced top-rope climing.

 

From Accidents in North American Mountaineering (ANAM)
7-12-02 - Double climber fatality - Middle Cathedral Rock
Investigation and analysis of double trad-climbing fatality that possibly involved catastrophic achor failure on the Direct North Buttress route.

 

From Accidents in North American Mountaineering (ANAM)
5-14-02 - Injury from pendulum lead fall - El Cap, The Nose
Detailed account of the conditions, decisions and gear placements that led an experienced team to call for help off El Cap.

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