American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, No Hard Hat, New Hampshire, Rattlesnake Mountain

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  • Publication Year: 1995

FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, NO HARD HAT

New Hampshire, Rattlesnake Mountain

On March 16, 1994, Stephen Williams (27) fell 90 feet from a climb on Rattlesnake Mountain, near Rumney, fracturing his pelvis and suffering other injuries that were not life-threatening.

Analysis

This is a popular climbing area in New Hampshire. There are no additional details, but it is interesting to note what good luck this climber had. He was rescued and at the roadhead within two hours.

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