Date of Incident
Climber ascending route pulled of a microwave size chunk of rock which split in two. Rock fall narrowly missed the belayer.
Helmets are highly recommended.
Route now marked as dangerous.
Sport rock climbing
Falling rock, snow, ice or object, Hold breaking
Rescue Services Involved?
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