Date of Incident

20/09/2020

Country

England

Route

Incident

Climber ascending route pulled of a microwave size chunk of rock which split in two. Rock fall narrowly missed the belayer.

Lessons

Helmets are highly recommended.
Route now marked as dangerous.

Activity

Sport rock climbing

When

Ascending

Injury

No injury

Causes

Falling rock, snow, ice or object, Hold breaking

Anonymous?

Yes

Reported By

Observer

Wearing Helmets?

No

Rescue Services Involved?

N/A

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