Date of Incident

29/10/2019

Country

England

Route

Incident

A fist-sized stone fell and nearly hit my belayer. Helmet on, but the crag does need some more traffic (or a good clean) to make it properly safe

Lessons

Always wear a helmet at the crag, even when climbing sport routes

Activity

Sport rock climbing

When

Ascending

Injury

No injury

Causes

Falling rock, snow, ice or object

Anonymous?

Yes

Reported By

Participant

Wearing Helmets?

Yes

Rescue Services Involved?

None

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