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2013 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.

2013 Accident Reports

January 2013
February 2013
March 2013
April 2013
June 2013
July 2013
August 2013
September 2013

2012 Accident Reports
2011 Accident Reports
2010 Accident Reports


2013 Index:

Avalanche Involvement, SE face of Rogers Peak, Glacier National Park, January 13, 2013

Broken Leg, Skoki backcountry, Banff National Park, February 3, 2013

Un-roped crevasse fall, Daly glacier, Wapta Icefields, Yoho National Park, March 12, 2013

Avalanche Fatality, Sifton Col, Glacier National Park, March 24, 2013

Skier Fatality, Mount Hector, April 14, 2013

Youngs Peak Ski Accident, Glacier National Park, April 22, 2013

Injured Scrambler, Tower of Babel , Banff National Park, June 11, 2013

Heli-Sling Evacuation, Mt. Hawk, Jasper National Park, June 15, 2013

Heli-Sling Rescue, Parkers Ridge, Banff National Park, July 07, 2013

Leader Fall, Gooseberry, Tunnel Mountain, Banff National Park, July 21, 2013

“Cling-ons”, Sulphur Mountain, Jasper National Park, July 26, 2013

Climbing Fatality, Mt. Victoria, Banff National Park, August 7th, 2013

Climbers Stranded On East Ridge of Mt Edith Cavell, Jasper National Park, August 9 2013

Fatality on Mt Redoubt, Jasper National Park, August 14, 2013

Stranded Climber, Mt. Victoria, Banff National Park, August 22, 2013

Fatality on Parkers Ridge, Banff National Park, September 9, 2013

Heli-sling rescue of a Cliffed-out dog, Morro Peak, Jasper National Park, September 10, 2013

heli-sling rescue training in Glacier National Park
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