The Transylvania Times -

By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

Looking Glass Scene Of 2 Accidents - Brevard NC


Doug Lutz (far right) works to extract the climber who fell last week from Looking Glass Rock. (Courtesy photo)

Two accidents on Looking Glass Rock last week had local emergency services stretched thin.

The first was a climbing accident resulting in a fall that occurred around 3:15 p.m. last Tuesday, while the second accident involved a hiker who slipped from the top while wearing improper shoes around lunch on Thursday.

The condition of the two victims is unknown because of privacy laws. The climbing accident was due to an improper knot tied in the climber's anchor, according to Karsten Delap, co-owner of Fox Mountain Climbing Guides. Delap also volunteers on the Transylvania County Rescue Squad,...

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