American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Stranded, Miscommunication, New Hampshire, Whitehorse Ledge

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  • Publication Year: 1984

STRANDED, MISCOMMUNICATION

New Hampshire, Whitehorse Ledge

On October 9, 1983, Ron Crotto and Dave Milard (ages unknown) were climbing the Dike Route (5.6) when the leader, Crotto, called for more rope. The second unroped and dropped the end, which pendulumed out so he could not reach it. (Source: Rick Wilcox, New Hampshire Mountain Rescue Service)

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