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Date of Incident

15/10/2021

Country

Scotland

Area

Waternish point isle of Skye

Route

Waternish point walk

Incident

Participant twisted ankle jumping a dyke, got away with a minor injury but could have been much more serious

Lessons

I could have anticipated the poor terrain and been more deliberate about sending the participant on a preferred course.

Activity

Summer walking

When

Return leg

Injury

Minor injury

Causes

Slip, trip or fall

Anonymous?

Yes

Reported By

Observer

Wearing Helmets?

Rescue Services Involved?

None

Author

16 October 2021, 07:12:10

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