Date of Incident
The rope being used was not long enough although the guide book had indicated that the rope would being used would be sufficient.
Make sure a longer rope is taken for sport routes than indicated in the guide book.
Sport rock climbing
Inadequate equipment, clothing or footwear
Rescue Services Involved?
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