Date of Incident

22/04/2019

Country

Wales

Route

Incident

Slipped down bank in dodgy terrain twisting angle and heating a snap. Had to be lowered down rest of bank on rope / bum sliding, and assisted through woods to car park.

Lessons

Perhaps a more reasonable/stable trail could be created

Activity

Sport rock climbing

When

Moving between routes

Injury

Serious injury requiring medical treatment

Causes

Slip, trip or fall

Anonymous?

Yes

Reported By

Rescuer

Wearing Helmets?

No

Rescue Services Involved?

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