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Oct 3, 2010, 5:38 PM

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Re: [garyspinner] Gunks Accidents this weekend (October 2/3rd)
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Do you know what happened? How did he have such a long fall? Did gear pull? What route was he on?

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Posts: 3377 Yep, he fell from the top of the first pitch, at the anchor tree. Fell 100 ft and landed on his feet. Busted femur, and maybe some ankle issues and maybe a hip injury. Apparently some miscommunication between leader and belayer. We were about 20 ft away when we heard the fall.

(This post was edited by gblauer on Oct 4, 2010, 6:20 AM)

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