Massive Fall Down Parsley FernHead Cam Video

In late February, Mark R was soloing Parsley Fern Lefthand Gully when he was knocked off by a chunk of falling ice. The result was a terrifying slide down the gully – all captured by his helmet-cam. Watch the footage and read the BMC Interview with Mark to find out what went wrong.

Mark was knocked off Parsley Fern Lefthand Gully (grade II) by a chunk of falling ice at the end of February, and subsequently rescued by Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team – in a stunning 30 minutes after the incident.

VIDEO: Parsley Fern Fall

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12 Mar, 2013
A very polite man! If that was me it would need censoring... I hope he is OK!
12 Mar, 2013
Amused me that the first thing he checked was the Go Pro was still attached to his helmet !
12 Mar, 2013
According to Supertopo it was shown on CBS news... And there's a bit of a row going on on ST with a knob call Tradman who was gobbing off about. E
12 Mar, 2013
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