FALLS ON ROCK, ETC.
Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park
Three reports of climbing accidents—and several of hikers/ walkers who got into climbing situations—were sent in for 1990. One fatality occurred when a 62 year old college professor fell about 38 meters as a result of a large piece of the rock on which he was climbing breaking free. Another serious injury occurred to an apparent 20 year old neophyte who “lost control” of a rappel he was doing and fell a few meters, landing on a rock. (Source: Devil’s Lake State Park—Visitor Accident Reports)