Date of Incident

06/10/2019

Country

Scotland

Area

Route

Incident

Warming up for a speed climbing route in the bouldering area and missed the hand hold. Fell 3m down onto an outstretched arm and fractured and dislocated elbow.

Lessons

Be more careful and don’t make moves you’re unsure about.

Activity

Indoor climbing

When

Injury

Serious injury requiring medical treatment

Causes

Slip, trip or fall

Anonymous?

Yes

Reported By

Participant

Wearing Helmets?

Rescue Services Involved?

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