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Date of Incident

30/07/2021

Country

England

Route

Incident

While walking down the path at the bottom of the crag, a climber on a route above the path shouted rock. The climber wasn't climbing directly above me. However the rock went a far enough distance that it still impacted my shoulder, causing a puncture wound.

Lessons

Wear a helmet, I was lucky it hit the shoulder.

Activity

Sport rock climbing

When

Moving between climbs

Injury

Minor injury

Causes

Falling rock, snow, ice or object

Anonymous?

No

Reported By

Participant

Wearing Helmets?

Yes

Rescue Services Involved?

Author

Louis

2 August 2021, 21:33:20

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