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Jul 20, 2012, 12:20 PM

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Re: [drivel] Climber Killed after fall in VA
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drivel wrote:
gothcopter wrote:
chotoken wrote:
I don't follow the overhand not use. Was it not clipped in? I'm not sure I understand the way they had this set up.

Maybe he meant something like this?

that image makes me honestly sick to my stomach. that is the scariest thing i've seen on this website in a while and I can totally see both how someone would do that and how it'd cost their friend his life.

condolences again to the loved ones.

What type of scenario would lead someone to setup an anchor like this? I have no experience in setting anchors at all. I am just trying to understand what type of situation would compel someone to setup like that.

Is it ever necessary to tie a temporary load bearing knot like this?

(This post was edited by JasonsDrivingForce on Jul 20, 2012, 12:23 PM)

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