American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Fall on Rock, Pitons Pulled Out, Illinois, Mississippi Palisades State Park

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FALL ON ROCK, PITONS PULLED OUT

Illinois, Mississippi Palisades State Park

On August 29, 1993, Ted Rogers (25) fell 30 feet from a climb he was on. The pins he had placed “gave way.” The extent of his injuries is not known. (Source: From an article in the Quad City Times, August 30, 1993)

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