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Date
Area
Activity
Causes
Injury
28/10/2021
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belayer and climber inexperience
No injury
11/02/2021
test
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
No injury
21/10/2021
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
15/10/2021
Waternish point isle of Skye
Summer walking
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
06/10/2021
Trevor Quarry (Clwyd)
Sport rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
02/10/2021
The Old Man of Coniston (Cumbria)
Summer walking
Navigation Error, Adverse Weather
No injury, Early signs of hypothermia
18/09/2021
Dunkeld, Cave Crag (Perthshire)
Trad rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error
No injury
18/09/2021
Cheddar Gorge North (Somerset)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
04/09/2021
Kilnsey
Other
No injury
05/09/2021
Camenabologue 758m (Co. Wicklow)
Summer walking
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
04/09/2021
Stoney West (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Neglect
No injury
17/08/2021
Indoor Climbing Wall (Indoors)
Indoor climbing
Harness misuse
No injury
13/08/2021
Penally West (Pembrokeshire)
Trad rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error
No injury
06/08/2021
Hidden Quarry (formerly Darlton 2) (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Equipment failure, Anchor point potential failure
No injury
31/07/2021
Blacknor Central (Dorset)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
Minor injury
01/08/2021
Gold Diggings Quarry (Cornwall)
Trad rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
Minor injury
01/08/2021
Gold Diggings Quarry (Cornwall)
Trad rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
Minor injury
30/07/2021
Blacknor Central (Dorset)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
Minor injury
17/07/2021
Stoney Middleton (Derbyshire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
22/07/2021
Ben Nevis (Highland)
Trad rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object, Hold breaking
No injury
01/01/2021
Y Lliwedd
Winter walking
Slip, trip or fall, Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
02/06/2021
Huntly's Cave (Invernesshire)
Other
Minor injury
14/07/2021
Gordale Scar (North Yorkshire)
Sport rock climbing
Hold breaking
Minor injury
16/07/2021
Kinder Scout 636m (Derbyshire)
Summer walking
Navigation Error, Route Selection, Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear
No injury
23/06/2021
London Bridge (Devon)
Deep Water Soloing
Rope pendulum
Minor injury
18/06/2021
null
Other
No injury
19/06/2021
The Napes (Cumbria)
Scrambling
Route Selection, Adverse Weather, Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
15/06/2021
Gilwern (Gwent)
Sport rock climbing
Equipment failure
No injury
19/05/2021
null
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
01/06/2021
Witches' Quarry (Lancashire)
Trad rock climbing
Hold breaking, Equipment failure
Minor injury
13/06/2021
Auchinstarry Quarry (Stirlingshire)
Trad rock climbing
Hold breaking
Minor injury
12/06/2021
Symonds Yat (Gloucestershire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
09/06/2021
The Castle Climbing Centre
Bouldering
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
22/05/2021
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls Area) (Avon)
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
09/06/2021
Indoor Climbing Wall (Indoors)
Bouldering
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
04/06/2021
Y Lliwedd (Gwynedd)
Trad rock climbing
Route Selection
No injury
29/05/2021
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls Area) (Avon)
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
06/06/2021
Black Crag (Borrowdale) (Cumbria)
Trad rock climbing
Simu climbing error
No injury
05/06/2021
Kilnsey (North Yorkshire)
Sport rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
02/05/2021
Idwal Slabs (aka Cwm Idwal) (Gwynedd)
Trad rock climbing
Darkness
No injury
25/05/2021
Idwal Slabs (aka Cwm Idwal) (Gwynedd)
Summer walking
Slip, trip or fall, Navigation Error
No injury
30/05/2021
Shorn Cliff (Gloucestershire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Equipment failure
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
25/05/2018
Indoor Climbing Wall (Indoors)
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
14/05/2021
Cattle Troughs (Dorset)
Trad rock climbing
Medical Issue
Minor injury
09/05/2021
Castle Inn Quarry (Conwy)
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
02/05/2021
Gilwern (Gwent)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
01/05/2021
Tryfan (Gwynedd)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Navigation Error, Route Selection, Equipment failure, Inexperience on lead
Minor injury
14/03/2020
Sgurr nan Coireachan 953m (Highland)
Winter walking
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
17/04/2021
Hedbury (Dorset)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
13/02/2021
Kinder Downfall (Derbyshire)
Winter climbing
Belaying failure or error, Incorrect belay built
No injury
10/10/2018
Glyder Fach (Gwynedd)
Summer walking
A rock I stepped on which looked firmly fixed in place gave way causing me to have to run down a steepish slope looking for a suitable rock to check my rapid descent.
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
20/04/2021
Kinder Downfall (Derbyshire)
Winter climbing
Belaying failure or error, Incorrect belay building
No injury
11/04/2021
Fallen Slab Area - Blacknor Beach (Dorset)
Sport rock climbing
Rethread error
No injury
04/04/2021
Culm coast
Trad rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error
No injury
04/04/2021
Culm coast
Trad rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error
No injury
30/03/2021
Telegraph Hole (Devon)
Trad rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
20/03/2021
Troller's Gill (North Yorkshire)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
06/03/2021
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls Area) (Avon)
Other
No injury
13/02/2021
Kinder Downfall (Derbyshire)
Winter climbing
Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear, Belaying failure or error
Not injured. Near miss.
13/02/2021
Creag Loaghain (Perth and Kinross)
Winter climbing
Hold breaking
Serious injury requiring medical treatment, Serious injury of concussion and extreme bruising on body. no medical attention required
21/01/2021
Bishop Peak (CA Central)
Sport rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error
No injury
08/01/2021
Brean Down (Somerset)
Winter walking
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
11/01/2021
Test
Winter walking
Slip, trip or fall
Unknown
28/11/2020
Chudleigh rocks south
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
12/11/2020
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls Area) (Avon)
Trad rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
30/06/2019
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
30/06/2019
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
31/05/2018
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
complacency
No injury
07/10/2020
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Carelessness
No injury
20/10/2020
Ladiko (Rhodes)
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
11/10/2020
Horseshoe Quarry (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object, Hold breaking
Minor injury
10/10/2020
Dalkey quarry (Co. Dublin)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
11/10/2020
Horseshoe Quarry (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object, Hold breaking
Minor injury
10/05/2020
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Climber errorclimber error
No injury
10/05/2020
Indoor climbing wall
Sport rock climbing
climber error
No injury
21/09/2020
Curbar Edge (Derbyshire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
26/09/2020
Rollick Stones (Derbyshire)
Scrambling
Slip, trip or fall
No injury
21/09/2020
Idwal Slabs (aka Cwm Idwal) (Gwynedd)
Trad rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
20/09/2020
Shepherd's Crag (Cumbria)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Equipment failure
Minor injury
12/09/2020
Sennen (Cornwall)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Equipment failure
Minor injury
20/09/2020
Blacknor North (Dorset)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object, Hold breaking
No injury
20/09/2020
Bosherston Head (Pembrokeshire)
Trad rock climbing
Hold breaking
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
14/09/2020
Roaches Lower Tier (Staffordshire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Route Selection, Hold breaking
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
29/01/2020
Buachaille Etive Mor (Highland)
Winter climbing
Unclipping the wrong lanyard
No injury
06/09/2020
Hawkcraigs Crag, Aberdour
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Route Selection, all gear ripped
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
06/09/2020
Hawkcraigs Crag, Aberdour
Trad rock climbing
Route Selection, Equipment failure, all gear ripped
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
27/10/2019
Chair Ladder (Cornwall)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
04/09/2020
Horse-Thief Quarry (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object, Hold breaking
Minor injury
01/08/2020
Shorn Cliff (Gloucestershire)
Trad rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error
Minor injury
28/08/2017
Screda Point (Devon)
Trad rock climbing
Route Selection
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
24/08/2020
Stanage Popular (Derbyshire)
Trad rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
17/09/2020
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
19/08/2020
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
19/07/2020
Roaches Lower Tier (Staffordshire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment, Minor injury
15/08/2020
Lower Pen Trwyn (Conwy)
Sport rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
31/07/2020
Staden Quarry (Derbyshire)
Trad rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
18/04/2018
Shepherd's Crag (Cumbria)
Trad rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error, Lack of attention
No injury
01/01/2020
Alcalali (Xalo Valley)
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
22/07/2020
Intake Quarry (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
Minor injury
17/07/2020
Symonds Yat (Gloucestershire)
Trad rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object, Abseil or rappel failure or error
Minor injury
11/07/2020
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls Area) (Avon)
Trad rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
10/07/2020
Buckstone How (Cumbria)
Trad rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
07/11/2020
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls Area) (Avon)
Trad rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
13/06/2009
Horseshoe Quarry (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Hold breaking
Minor injury
13/06/2009
Horseshoe Quarry (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Hold breaking
Minor injury
15/07/2012
Horseshoe Quarry (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object, Hold breaking
Serious injury requiring medical treatment, Minor injury
02/02/2018
Avon Gorge (Main Area) (Avon)
Trad rock climbing
Route Selection, Lead Climbing Fall
Fatality
28/06/2020
Fairy Cave Quarry (Somerset)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Adverse Weather, Equipment failure
Minor injury
13/06/2020
Chair Ladder (Cornwall)
Trad rock climbing
Equipment failure, Human error
No injury
19/06/2020
Roche Rock (Cornwall)
Trad rock climbing
Equipment failure
No injury
28/06/2020
Fairy Cave Quarry (Somerset)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Adverse Weather, Nut protections failed to hold fall
Minor injury, Required minor medical treatment
28/06/2020
Fairy Cave Quarry (Somerset)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Adverse Weather, Nut protections failed to hold fall
Minor injury, Required minor medical treatment
28/06/2020
Fairy Cave Quarry (Somerset)
Trad rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
Minor injury
19/01/2020
Ramshaw Rocks (Staffordshire)
Trad rock climbing
Hold breaking
Minor injury
02/02/2018
Avon Gorge (Main Area) (Avon)
Trad rock climbing
Route Selection, Lead Climbing Fall
Fatality
20/06/2020
Attermire Scar (North Yorkshire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Route Selection, Two pieces of gear pulled out. Rarely / never climbed route. Unclear route (to me).
Minor injury
20/06/2020
Attermire Scar (North Yorkshire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Route Selection, Two pieces of gear pulled out. Rarely / never climbed route. Unclear route (to me).
Minor injury
27/05/2020
Water-cum-Jolly (Derbyshire)
Bouldering
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
12/05/2019
Kilnsey (North Yorkshire)
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
29/05/2020
Harrison's Rocks (East Sussex)
Trad rock climbing
Anchor Error
Minor injury
31/07/2019
Dalkey quarry (Co. Dublin)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
13/05/2020
Masson Lees Quarry (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
27/01/2019
Glyder Fawr (Gwynedd)
Winter walking
Slip, trip or fall, Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
13/03/2020
Birchen Edge (Derbyshire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
04/08/2017
Peak Scar (North Yorkshire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Route Selection, Equipment failure
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
30/11/2019
Craig y Longridge (Lancashire)
Bouldering
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
06/01/2019
Horseshoe Quarry (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object, Hold breaking
No injury
03/03/2020
Mynydd Machen 362m (Caerphilly)
Winter walking
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
04/03/2020
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
29/01/2020
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
08/12/2019
Stanage Plantation (Derbyshire)
Trad rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error
No injury
07/02/2020
Queyras
Winter climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Belaying failure or error
Minor injury
07/02/2020
Gandia (Gandia)
Sport rock climbing
Hold breaking
Minor injury
08/02/2020
Glyder Fawr (Gwynedd)
Winter walking
Navigation Error, Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear, Adverse Weather
No injury
06/02/2020
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error, Human Error and a lack of pre-climb checks
Minor injury, Treated as suspected spinal. Casualty checked out of hospital same evening with no injuries apart from bruising.
07/02/2018
Nevis Way
Winter climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear, Leaders out of remit
Minor injury
01/12/2018
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Hold on climbing wall rotated
Minor injury
30/01/2020
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
30/01/2020
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
24/01/2020
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
30/06/2019
Bosigran (Cornwall)
Trad rock climbing
Belaying failure or error, Gear Placement
Minor injury
01/01/2020
TEST ONLY
Other
TEST ONLY
20/11/2019
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
08/12/2019
Orpierre (Hautes-Alpes)
Sport rock climbing
Equipment failure
No injury
05/10/2019
Ceuse (Céüse) (Hautes-Alpes)
Sport rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Belaying failure or error
Minor injury
21/01/2020
Watch House Crag (Swansea)
Sport rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Hold breaking
Minor injury
21/01/2020
Watch House Crag
Sport rock climbing
Hold breaking
Minor injury
30/12/2019
Fairy Cave Quarry (Somerset)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Route Selection
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
06/01/2020
Nowhere
Other
No injury
06/01/2020
Nowhere
Other
No injury
08/12/2019
Dartmoor
Summer walking
Adverse Weather
No injury
02/12/2019
Frontales (Malaga / El Chorro)
Mountaineering
Rock anchor failure
No injury
04/01/2018
Sport rock climbing
Human error
No injury
04/01/2018
Bottom of face at crag
Sport rock climbing
No injury
13/11/2019
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Bad decision
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
26/06/2019
Sgurr nan Eag (Isle of Skye)
Trad rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
07/11/2019
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Communication Error
No injury
03/11/2018
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
13/11/2019
Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing
Bad decision
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
29/10/2019
Hownsgill Quarry (County Durham)
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
27/10/2019
Blacknor Beach (Dorset)
Sport rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
No injury
20/06/2016
Grand St Bernard col
Sport rock climbing
Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear
No injury
11/07/2019
Robin Proctor's Scar (North Yorkshire)
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
Minor injury
11/07/2018
Crag Lough (Northumberland)
Trad rock climbing
Navigation Error, Adverse Weather, Hold breaking
No injury
18/07/2019
Idwal Slabs - Idwal Slabs (aka Cwm Idwal) (Gwynedd)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
16/05/2019
Harrison's Rocks (East Sussex)
Other
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
15/09/2019
Burbage North (South Yorkshire)
Trad rock climbing
Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear
Minor injury
18/09/2019
Rainbow Wall
Trad rock climbing
Route Selection
Serious injury requiring medical treatment, Anal rupture
15/09/2019
Stanage North (Derbyshire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
No injury
19/05/2019
Harrison's Rocks (East Sussex)
Other
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
29/05/2019
Rocher d'Avon (Seine-et-Marn)
Bouldering
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
31/08/2019
Wilton 3 (Lancashire)
Trad rock climbing
Route Selection
Minor injury
05/12/2019
Roche Rock
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Route Selection
Minor injury
10/08/2019
Canchacalla
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
01/08/2019
Smalldale Quarry (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Darkness, Abseil or rappel failure or error
No injury
24/08/2019
Craig Yr Ogof (Cwm Silyn) (Gwynedd)
Trad rock climbing
Hold breaking
Minor injury
25/08/2019
Craig Yr Osof, Cwm Silyn
Trad rock climbing
Hold breaking
Minor injury
26/08/2019
Goddard's Quarry (Derbyshire)
Sport rock climbing
Communication error
No injury
19/04/2009
Aldery Cliff (Derbyshire)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
15/08/2019
Creag Bheag (The Mound) (Highland)
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error
No injury
27/04/2019
Stanage Popular (Derbyshire)
Trad rock climbing
Another climber climbed over the rope of a leader.
No injury
28/04/2019
Castle Inn Quarry (Conwy)
Sport rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Climber Error
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
28/04/2019
Castle Inn Quarry (Conwy)
Sport rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Climber Error
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
15/09/2019
polmey
Trad rock climbing
Lack of common sense
No injury
08/06/2019
Ben Nevis (Highland)
Summer walking
Lightening strike
No injury
01/06/2012
Laddow Rocks (Derbyshire)
Trad rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
18/09/2018
Breche de Roland, Pyrenees
Summer walking
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
18/09/2018
Breche de Roland, Pyrenees
Summer walking
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
17/06/2019
Uig Sea Cliffs, Lewis (Hebrides)
Trad rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error
Minor injury
05/04/2015
Trevor Quarry (Clwyd)
Sport rock climbing
Belaying failure or error, Abseil or rappel failure or error
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
15/07/2019
Polney Crag (Craig a Barns) (Perthshire)
Trad rock climbing
Bad crag etiquette
No injury
22/06/2019
Almscliff (North Yorkshire)
Trad rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
29/07/2019
Idwal Slabs (aka Cwm Idwal) (Gwynedd)
Trad rock climbing
Route Selection, Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear
No injury
30/06/2019
Aiguilles Rouges (Haute-Savoie)
Mountaineering
Slip, trip or fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
05/05/2019
Saddle Head (Pembrokeshire)
Trad rock climbing
Abseil or rappel failure or error
No injury
13/07/2019
Bosigran Ridge Area (Cornwall)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall
Minor injury
25/07/2014
Clogwyn y Grochan (Gwynedd)
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Equipment failure, Belaying failure or error
No injury
01/01/2001
Deep Water Soloing
Hold breaking
Minor injury
12/06/2019
Long Quarry Point (Devon)
Trad rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object
No injury
30/06/2019
The Dewerstone (Devon)
Trad rock climbing
Route selection and poor gear placement, followed by a fall
Serious injury requiring medical treatment