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2012 Accident Reports

The accidents described in the following reports represent the facts of individual events that occurred in the Mountain National Parks. They are provided for visitors to this website to gain knowledge from other people’s mistakes and unfortunate mishaps.

2012 Accident Reports

January 2012
February 2012
March 2012
July 2012
August 2012
September 2012
December 2012


2011 Accident Reports
2010 Accident Reports


2012 Index: 

Injured Skier, Bonney Trees, Loop Brook, Glacier National Park, January 31, 2012 

Injured skater, Lake Minnewanka, Banff National Park, February 3rd, 2012
Injured Skier, Aemmer Couloir, Mt. Temple, Banff National Park, February 7th, 2012 

Stranded snowboarders, Healy creek, Sunshine Backcountry, Banff National Park, March 2nd and 3rd, 2012

Stranded Climbers, Mt Bell, Banff National Park, July 10, 2012
Helicopter sling rescue, Mt. Crandell, Waterton Lakes National Park, July 12, 2012 
Stranded Climber, Mt Whyte, Banff National Park, July 20, 2012 
Overdue hiker, Akamina Ridge, Waterton Lakes National Park, July 20, 2012
Injured climbers, Mt. Cory, Banff National Park, July 21, 2012
Slip on Snow, Mt. Lefroy, July 27, 2012, Banff National Park
Fall on snow, Mt. Lefroy, Banff National Park, July 31, 2012

Stranded Climbers, Tunnel Mountain, Banff National Park, Aug 2, 2012
Missing hiker, Saskatchewan Crossing, Banff National Park, August 1-2, 2012
Rappelling accident, Castle Mountain, Banff National Park, August 4th, 2012 
Broken Arm, Division Peak, Aug 5, 2012, Banff National Park 
Fall on Snow, Mount Rogers, August 8, 2012, Glacier National Park 
Lead Fall, East Ridge of Mt. Temple, Banff National Park, Aug 11, 2012 
Stranded Scramblers, Back of the Lake, Banff National Park, August 13, 2012 
Rockfall accident, Mount Geikie, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Aug 15 2012

Stranded Climber, East Face, Mount Victoria, Sept 9, 2012
Rockfall Incident on “Shuftee”, Mount Yamnuska, Kananaskis, Sept 17, 2012 
Stranded Scramblers, Cascade Mountain, Banff National Park, Sept 17, 2012

Slip on snow, Little Beehive, Banff National Park Dec. 30th, 2012