Date of Incident
My helmet did not cover my forehead. I was reaching with outstretched arms above my head to place a nut. The nut slipped out of my hand and fell onto my forehead. This time it only left a bump but had the gear hit me from a greater height, I could have been in trouble.
Choose a helmet that covers your forehead
Trad rock climbing
Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear
Rescue Services Involved?
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