American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Fall on Rock, Falls on Rappel, Stranded, New Mexico

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  • Publication Year: 1992

FALL ON ROCK, FALLS ON RAPPEL, STRANDED

New Mexico

Ten accidents were reported by the State Office of Search and Rescue. Four of them appear to have been actual climbing related mishaps, two of which were falls while on rappel.

Several of the reports were generated by rescuers of stranded climbers or scramblers.

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