Safety Reports

Annual safety reports and recommendations, and other safety-related documents.

Forbidden Peak Summary Incident Report

In July of last year, The Mountaineers community experienced the tragic loss of Sue Bennett, a cherished super volunteer and extraordinary leader of the Bellingham climbing community. As a result of the incident, which occurred on a Mountaineers trip, The Mountaineers initiated a critical response process including the formation of an incident review committee. The incident review committee prepared this incident report.

PDF document icon Forbidden Incident Summary - The Mountaineers.pdf — PDF document, 442 KB

2017 Mountaineers Safety Report (PDF)

A summary of the Mountaineer incidents reported in 2017

PDF document icon 2017 Mountaineers Safety Report.pdf — PDF document, 753 KB

2017 Mountaineers Safety Report Highlights

Summary statistics and key takeaways from the 2017 Annual Safety Report.

PDF document icon 2017 Annual Safety Report Highlights.pdf — PDF document, 181 KB

2016 Mountaineers Safety Report (PDF)

A summary of the Mountaineer incident reports received in 2016

PDF document icon 2016 Mountaineers Safety Report.pdf — PDF document, 842 KB

2016 Mountaineers Safety Report APPENDIX FINAL

Incident tracking spreadsheet, with added fields for better data analysis. Mountaineer names have been removed from the narrative. This version does NOT contain injury type and location data.

Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet icon 2016 Mountaineers Safety Report APPENDIX FINAL.xlsx — Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet, 98 KB

2015 Mountaineers Safety Report (PDF)

Stats and descriptions of 2015 Mountaineer Incidents

PDF document icon 2015MountaineersSafetyReview-final.pdf — PDF document, 722 KB

2013 Safety Recommendations

Final recommendations from 2013 Safety Committee

PDF document icon 2013Mtneers_SafetyRecs_final.pdf — PDF document, 693 KB

2013 Safety Presentation

Overview of statistics from 2013 safety report, plus recommendations for leaders and participants.

PDF document icon 2013Mtneers_SafetyReportPres_final.pdf — PDF document, 640 KB