Incident:Fall hazard in Hager Canyon 2022/06/25

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Incident:Fall hazard in Hager Canyon 2022/06/25
Date 2022/06/25
Location Hager Canyon
Severity No loss
Canyoneering-related Yes
SAR involvement No
Navigation problem No
Environmental problem Yes
Communication problem No
Planning problem No
Skills problem No
Body movement problem Yes
Rigging problem No
Rappel problem No
Insufficient gear No
Gear failure No


Approaching R9 a canyoneer slipped on the moss and slid down the dry side of the water feature approximately 15 feet. No injuries. Need to investigate a better anchoring situation for high flow runs as the moss and bedrock are very slippery until the summer sun dries them out.