Climbing Accident Statistics

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Climbing Accident Statistics

Postby FrankJ » Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:10 pm

Interesting article from Rocky Mountain Rescue Group on causes of climbing accidents. One item of note is 20% of accidents could be avoided by better belay practices. It is always good to learn from other peoples experiences.
http://www.rockymountainrescue.org/Climbing_Rescues_Causes_Injuries_Trends_Boulder.php
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