American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing
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Fall on Rock, Nut Failure, No Hard Hat – New York, Shawangunks

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  • Publication Year: 1978

FALL ON ROCK, NUT FAILURE, NO HARD HAT—New York, Shawangunks. Tired while leading the first pitch of Roseland—a 5.9 route— Stephen Block (21) tried to move to easier ground. He fell, pulling out three nuts, and hit the ground. He was wearing no hard hat. (Source: Brad Snyder.)

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