Accident Reports - 2011

Mountain safety

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.

2011 Index:

Avalanche with Injuries, Emerald Lake Slide Path, Yoho National Park, February 12, 2011
Injured skier, Helen Lake, Banff National Park, February 18th, 2011 

Avalanche Involvement, Uto Sir Donald Col, Glacier National Park, March 18, 2011 
Injured Climber, Mixed Master, March 22nd, 2011 
Stranded climbers, Weeping Wall, Banff National Park, March 27th, 2011 

Airplane crash, Kicking Horse Valley, Yoho National Park, April 27th, 2011 
Fatality, Crevasse Fall, Mount Snowdome, Jasper National Park, May 2, 2011 

Drowning, Red Earth Creek, Banff National Park, June 21, 2011 
Overdue climbers, Mt. Louis, Banff National Park, June 26th, 2011 

Avalanche Accident, Injured climbers, Mt. Diadem, Jasper National Park, July 6th, 2011
Stranded scrambler, Fernie Alpine Resort, July 9th, 2011
Lead fall while sport climbing, Lauretta Slabs, Mt Revelstoke National Park, July 16, 2011 
Fall while scrambling, Mount Niles, Yoho National Park, July 24th, 2011
Cliff Jumping Accident, Fatal, Horseshoe Lake, Jasper National Park, July 31st, 2011

Stranded Scramblers, Cascade Mountain, Banff National Park, August 6th, 2011
Scuba Diving Accident, Fatal, Lake Beauvert, Jasper National Park, Aug 7, 2011 
Rockfall injury, Mt. Fay, Banff National Park, August 11, 2011
Injured climber, Mt. Aberdeen, Banff National Park, August 13, 2011 
Stranded Climbers, Goodsir South Tower, Yoho National Park, August 14, 2011
Stranded Climbers, Mt. Rundle, Banff National Park, August 14th, 2011
Stranded Climbers, East Ridge of Mt Temple, Banff National Park, August 29, 2011

Injured climber, Mount Peveril, Jasper National Park, September 1st, 2011 
Injured hiker, Kindersley Pass trail, Kootenay National Park, September 4th, 2011 
Injured scramblers, Fairview lookout, Banff National Park, September 5, 2011 
Injured hiker, Sentinel Pass, Banff National Park, September 5th, 2011
Stranded Climbers, NW Ridge of Mt Sir Donald, Glacier National Park, September 11 2011
Injured climber, Mt Lefroy, Banff National Park, September 17th, 2011 

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