Date
Route
Description
20/09/2020
Ghost ship
My friend took a fall from the top of Ghost Ship today. A very experienced trad climber, she had thankfully placed a cam shortly before topping out. A block came loose and caused her to fall almost 8m. She tumbled on the way resulting in scrapes on her chin and hit her leg causing swelling at the ankle. She inverted and got tangled in her ropes. After righting herself, she passed out briefly and then she managed to get to the top using her knee as her ankle and foot could take no weight. Some other climbers threw a rope down for her to pull out on and then bandaged her ankle while her second was belayed up. We carried her to the car park where an ambulance met us. After checking her over they asked one of our group to drive her to the hospital so they could be free to respond to any urgent calls.