4m up Golva, I slipped and initially, the cam at 3m held me until it popped and I fell to the ground.
extend small cams to prevent walking, nest first bit of gear to prevent ground fall.
Trad rock climbing
Slip, trip or fall, Equipment failure
Rescue Services Involved?
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