Fell from the climb. For a V diff it was quite difficult but virtually impossible to protect
Choose routes where gear placement is much clearer from the bottom and there is no suggestion of difficulty of placement in the guide book
Trad rock climbing
Serious injury requiring medical treatment
Slip, trip or fall, Route Selection, Hold breaking, Gear placement -including breaking of rock for nut
Rescue Services Involved?
Peak District mountain Rescue and Sheffield Air Ambulance
11 July 2023 at 12:21:21
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