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fall at Donner summit saturday?


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rafael · · Berkeley, CA · Joined Jul 2009 · Points: 50

there was a fall Rainbow wall(?) saturday, 68 year old guy. Rappelling accident? I heard he only clipped one strand into rappelling device. I heard rumuors that he was climbing with a younger woman and speculation that this contributed to the accident somehow. There were conflicting reports about his abilities.

http://mynews4.com/news/local/chp-rock-climber-injured-in-60-foot-fall-near-donner-pass-road

but http://www.kolotv.com/content/news/Rock-climber-has-major-injuries-after-60-foot-fall-near-Donner-Summit-430575203.html

claims the climber was female. ???

Gavin Towey · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2015 · Points: 0

Although that's a serious accident, it seems miraculous that he's still alive after a 50 foot fall.  Let's all hope he pulls through and always double check the rappel!

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