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patto


Jul 12, 2012, 7:10 AM

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Re: [alexiskai] Moore's wall accident
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alexiskai wrote:
More details - not sure if this confirms or rules out the working hypothesis we had. They make it sound like the anchor could have given way.
http://thestokesnews.com/bookmark/19251496

You must be reading a different article to me. As far as I can see this is consistent with the climber not threading both sides of the rope.

socalclimber wrote:
Here's how you make sure this doesn't happen to you.
Agreed. There is no excuse not to weight your rappel while still safe. Every year there are a good half dozen of accidents reporting on this forum that would be prevented by this simple technique. Lives can be saved.


(This post was edited by patto on Jul 12, 2012, 7:13 AM)



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