Date of Incident

13/02/2021

Country

Scotland

Incident

Ice ''dinner plated'' on climb 2 metres above last ice screw causing a fall

Lessons

The lessons learnt were to be more vigilant in the climbs and not get complacent when nearing the top

Activity

Winter climbing

When

Ascending

Injury

Serious injury requiring medical treatment, Serious injury of concussion and extreme bruising on body. no medical attention required

Causes

Hold breaking

Anonymous?

No

Reported By

Participant

Wearing Helmets?

Yes

Rescue Services Involved?

Non, we self rescued

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