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Protection Pulled Out, Fall to Ground, New York, Shawangunks

PROTECTION PULLED OUT, FALL TO GROUND

New York, Shawangunks

On August 30, 1986, a man (23) leading Jean (5.9) was being lowered when the highest piece of protection, a nut, pulled. He droped six meters to the ground, resulting in a possible ankle fracture. (Source: Tom Scheuer, Senior Ranger, Mohonk Preserve)