I was below the top out putting my last wire in the flake when the hold broke, stripping 3 nuts and one cam my last piece held but I fell the full length of the crag being saved only by my good belay partners fast reactions.
Note another fall yesterday at witches has resulted in very serious injury involving stripping of gear and holds blowing
Avoid witches until it has been cleaned
Trad rock climbing
Hold breaking, Equipment failure
Rescue Services Involved?
Me and my climbing partner are both Mrt and managed to self rescue
14 June 2021 at 19:22:57
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