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Date of Incident

16/03/2024

Country

Scotland

Route

That is the question (or other nearby)

Incident

Saw coast guard helicopter land at Logie Head. Didn’t see the fall. Was told about it on my walk back to Cullen past Logie Head. Climber still low above ground so no protection in. Pulled on block which came away. Climber fell back on to rocks below.

Lessons

Leader and lace gear earlier in climb

Activity

Trad rock climbing

When

Ascending

Injury

Participant rescued. Unknown extent of injuries

Causes

Hold breaking

Anonymous?

Yes

Reported By

Passer by

Wearing Helmets?

Unknown

Rescue Services Involved?

Coast Guard

Author

17 March 2024 at 15:24:40

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