Date of Incident

01/04/2019

Country

France

Incident

Route required a dyno at height, went for dyno, missed and landed on the edge of a thick pad which was on top of a layer of other pads to cover the gaps. Dislocated my ankle on the fall.

Lessons

Make a level padding area, and if you do want to cover gaps in pads, use a thin pad on top.

Activity

Bouldering

When

Injury

Minor injury

Causes

Slip, trip or fall

Anonymous?

No

Reported By

Participant

Wearing Helmets?

Rescue Services Involved?

None

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