Date of Incident

25/05/2019

Country

England

Incident

Climbing route, took a few falls on wild country cam, cam held, but when seconding up, noticed the extendable dyneema sling had almost cut through due to load.

Lessons

Check gear carefully after a fall including slings. Contact manufacturer about the issue

Activity

Trad rock climbing

When

Ascending

Injury

No injury

Causes

Equipment failure

Anonymous?

No

Reported By

Partner

Wearing Helmets?

Yes

Rescue Services Involved?

N/a

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