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Fall on Rock, New York, Shawangunks

FALLS ON ROCK

New York, Shawangunks

Of the 17 climbing accidents reported from this area in 1988, 14 were leader falls averaging about six meters. Injuries included nine franctures and four dislocations. In five cases, protection pulled out.

Although there was increased climbing activity, accidents decreased. (Source: Mohonk Preserve)