Date of Incident

12/09/2020

Country

England

Route

Incident

4m up Golva, I slipped and initially, the cam at 3m held me until it popped and I fell to the ground.

Lessons

extend small cams to prevent walking, nest first bit of gear to prevent ground fall.

Activity

Trad rock climbing

When

Ascending

Injury

Minor injury

Causes

Slip, trip or fall, Equipment failure

Anonymous?

Yes

Reported By

Participant

Wearing Helmets?

Yes

Rescue Services Involved?

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