American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Utah, Big Cottonwood Canyon

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  • Publication Year: 1992

FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION

Utah, Rig Cottonwood Canyon

Three accidents resulting in fractures were reported from this area, each caused by anchors coming out. (Source: Thad Moore, Salt Lake County Sheriff s Search and Rescue Patrol)

(Editors Note: There is a lot of climbing activity here, but very few accidents seem to occur.)

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