Date of Incident

20/06/2016

Country

Italy

Area

Route

Incident

The rope being used was not long enough although the guide book had indicated that the rope would being used would be sufficient.

Lessons

Make sure a longer rope is taken for sport routes than indicated in the guide book.

Activity

Sport rock climbing

When

Ascending

Injury

No injury

Causes

Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear

Anonymous?

Yes

Reported By

Partner

Wearing Helmets?

No

Rescue Services Involved?

None

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