Cave Rescue, March 11, 1989
Rimstone Falls Cave, WV


REPORT

On March 11, George Dasher (36) was part of a group surveying in Rimstone Falls Cave, Greenbrier County, West Virginia. It had been a long day and they finally decided to end the survey. Dasher did a flowstone cliimb and went on to see if the lead continued. In so doing, he traversed a hole in the floor on a ledge, only to have the ledge break, dropping him six feet to another ledge, only to have the ledge break, dropping him six feet to another ledge; the fall could have been greater. He landed on his left knee, resulting in a bad bruise and a cut with some bleeding. Dasher acknowledges that he was mentally tired and should have paid more attention to what he was doing.


References

NSS News, December 1990 (Part 2) V48N12, Page 337.

George Dasher Personal Communication 3-30-89.


Analysis

No analysis has been done.