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Falling Rock – No Hard Hat

FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT—British Columbia, Bugaboo Range, Eastpost Spire. Julia Peck (15) was standing at the bottom of a chimney on Eastpost Spire on August 8, while Mary Witt (14) was climbing it, belayed by Bean Haworth (22). Witt stepped on some chock stones, which fell, and hit Peck on the head. She needed two stitches. (Source: Susan Shaw.)

Analysis: If Peck had worn a helmet, no injury would have been caused. (Source: Susan Shaw.)