American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Falling Rock, Poor Position, Kentucky, Red River Gorge, Muir Valley

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FALLING ROCK, POOR POSITION

Kentucky, Red River Gorge, Muir Valley

On October 19, a climber (age unknown) lounging on a boulder under a route at the Solarium was struck in the head and shoulder by a rock that had been dislodged by a climber above on an overhanging route. The injured party was given first aid treatment and delivered to an ambulance outside the Valley. (Source: From a post on www.redriverclimbing.com)

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