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Date of Incident

05/09/2021

Country

Ireland

Route

Incident

Mountain Skills Candidate slipped on the final walk out after successful night navigation and sprained an ankle. Was able to walk out but ankle had swollen the following morning. The injured party has lots of experience and the trail was suitable for the assessment - just an unfortunate slip.

Lessons

No lessons to be learned - wouldn't change a thing - just an unfortunate slip.

Activity

Summer walking

When

Walking out on path

Injury

Minor injury

Causes

Slip, trip or fall

Anonymous?

Yes

Reported By

Assessor

Wearing Helmets?

Rescue Services Involved?

None

Author

6 September 2021, 07:05:58

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