American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut, New York, Shawangunks

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  • Publication Year: 1982

FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF NUT

New York, Shawangunks

A climber (25) was leading Supercrack (5.13) in May when he fell after the Friend on which he was resting pulled out. The fall resulted only in a sprained ankle. (Source: Brad Snyder)

Analysis

Sometimes even a Friend isn’t a friend. (Source: J. Williamson)

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