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|Abseiler in Blue Mountains falls 30m
Some more info on the accident…
>The 26-year-old was abseiling at Baltzer Lookout...
Baltzer Lookout aka Hanging Rock.
On 21/05/2005 M8iswhereitsat wrote:
>I wonder if the injured person was an abseiler (per se), or a climber who
>happened to be abseiling?
>(... Can't trust the media on these things).
Your scepticism is well founded. Wasn’t a climber though.
On 23/05/2005 neats wrote:
>Kinda reminds me of that base jumping in the blueys story on 60mins last
Funny all this discussion about BASE jumping etc, because…
Turns out it was a BASE jumper who hit the cliff (chute inflated) about 30 metres from the ground and slide down, suffering broken should blades or some such, and other injuries, but not too bad, as far as these things go, and was released from hospital two days later.
Remind me not to abseil using shroud lines as rope!
Seems the BASE types have their act together. They manage to warp any adverse publicity our way!
If I ever hurt myself climbing I'm gonna say I was BASE activity!!
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