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AAJ Accidents on Rainier

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I am not really seeing anything that enlightening. The author seems to be stating the mostly the obvious and emphasizing the basics. He did not even get into a discussion on probably the biggest issue facing climbers on Rainier - rope up and place gear or not. On Liberty he barely mentions that many climbers end up with a high bivy and unprepared for it.

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Well i think there is information there that could lead you to draw your own conclusions. It definitely could have been done better (like plot all the accidents on a web map that allows you to look at topography) and other better data visualizations.

 

But nothing wrong with showing the basics, there are new climbers born every day, everyone's gotta learn.

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