Date of Incident

08/01/2015

Country

England

Area

Route

Incident

I fell on lead on a move near the last clip of an indoor climbing wall route. My belayer didn't catch me and I crashed on the floor.

Lessons

It was unclear what the belayer's error was, but most likely it was the handling/holding of the rope.

Activity

Indoor climbing

When

Injury

Minor injury

Causes

Belaying failure or error

Anonymous?

No

Reported By

Participant

Wearing Helmets?

Rescue Services Involved?

Oxford paramedics

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