DARKNESS, STRANDED, RAPPEL ERROR—ROPE JAMMED
Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Red Garden Wall
On February 18, two climbers (one 24) became stranded when darkness fell and their rappel rope jammed on Red Garden Wall. They made a fire to keep warm, and were rescued the next day.
One of the “Climb Smart” questions to ask: Is there enough light to finish the climb? (Source: Tim Metzger, Park Manager, Eldorado Canyon State Park)