American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Falling Rock, Dislodged on Rappel, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park

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  • Publication Year: 1989

FALLING ROCK, DISLODGED ON RAPPEL

Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park

On September 14, 1988, Kelly Hill (20) fractured his ankle when he dislodged a rock while rappelling from West Bluff. (Source: Devil’s Lake State Park)

(Editor’s Note: Our thanks to Rangers Dan Miskinis and William Otto for keeping us informed on climbing activities in the area, a very popular climbing place, whith attracts both the competent and neophyte.)

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