Rescue gear on arrow final

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legendarry
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Rescue gear on arrow final

Post by legendarry » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:56 am

Hi guys

There was a rescue on arrow final during the course of last night. As a result of the situation, we had to leave quite a few static ropes, trad gear, and cordellette’s up there.

We will be fetching all the gear either today or tomorrow. Please don’t remove it.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Re: Rescue gear on arrow final

Post by emile » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:58 am

My thoughts are with you guys in what must be a hard day for everyone involved.

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Re: Rescue gear on arrow final

Post by Justin » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:50 pm

Deeply saddened to hear about this accident and of the two people who lost their lives.

Here is a reasonable report of what happened —> https://www.enca.com/south-africa/japan ... t-sanparks

I am quite (very) sure that no one was abseiling, at the time of the accident.
No doubt a full report will come out in due course.
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Re: Rescue gear on arrow final

Post by Dragon » Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:43 pm

are the names released yet? no doubt the guide is one of our own? sad times

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Re: Rescue gear on arrow final

Post by Justin » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:57 pm

The guide was Ian Slatem.
He will be missed.

I’ve shared a few posts from people who knew him well on the ClimbZA Facebook page - https://m.facebook.com/ClimbZA/
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Re: Rescue gear on arrow final

Post by legendarry » Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:07 am

All gear has been recovered.

Thanks a lot for the understanding and assistance.

Stay safe guys.

Cheers

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