London-based teacher, Jake Killick, was killed in an accident at Symonds Yat on 27 August. He was climbing the route 'The Russian' (HVS). It is reported that he and was unable to get any decent gear in when he fell. Those at the crag tried to help and the resuce services arrived quickly but his injuries were too serious and he died at the scene. Friends of Jake described him as an experienced climber who "lived for the sport". There will be a funeral in Upottery, Devon on 13 September.