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Feb 11, 2013, 3:29 PM

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Re: [bearbreeder] rappeling accident with rock climbing instructor
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bearbreeder wrote:
Tfinney110 wrote:
bearbreeder wrote:
socalclimber wrote:
people who were overweight, out of shape, and had zero experience on the rock. .

sounds like quite a few people on the intrawebs forums Wink

Hah Wow, bearbreeder with his excessive attempts to belittle RC and the web (i think we got it the first post). Keep swinging bud


Has anyone heard more on this story?

RC does that all by itself ... by the "slurs" and other fun stuff

the first post was simply an accident report ..


Yup this is true. My guess is that we will never hear the true details. For one, guide schools absolutely don't want their clients getting hurt at the hands of their guides. Second, they certainly don't want the guides decking either.

It's not good for business.

Hope the guys ok. 60 feet is a long fall.

I took a 50 footer on an aid climb once and figured I was going to the deck. I was 300 feet off the ground at the time, but I just kept going and going, and feeling the gear ripping. You'd be surprised, that kind of fall is not over as fast as you might think. I had more than enough time to contemplate my fate.

(This post was edited by socalclimber on Feb 11, 2013, 3:33 PM)

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