Date of Incident

31/08/2019

Country

England

Incident

Tried to climb after I thought the route had dried off, was still too slimy and I slipped off the route

Lessons

Don't climb HVS unless you're certain of the condition

Activity

Trad rock climbing

When

Ascending

Injury

Minor injury

Causes

Route Selection

Anonymous?

Yes

Reported By

Participant

Wearing Helmets?

Yes

Rescue Services Involved?

None

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