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Fall on Rock, Equipment Failure, New York, Shawangunks

FALL ON ROCK, EQUIPMENT FAILURE

New York, Shawangunks

On April 13, 1985, a man (43) fell ten meters while leading Ken’s Crack (5.7). He had swaged his own wire on nut and it pulled when he fell. He sustained cuts and bruises. (Source: Tom Scheuer, Senior Ranger, Mohonk Preserve)

(Editor’s Note: There is no suit pending against the manufacturer.)