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Photo4286


Nov 1, 2010, 9:34 AM
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Possible Accident at Boulder Canyon on 10/31??
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I was at Boulder Canyon this weekend climbing with some friends and on our drive out Sunday 10/31 around 3:00. At about mile marker 32 or approximately 7.5 miles into the canyon we saw a number of ambulances and emergency vehicles at the base of one of the approaches.

Anyone know what happened?

P.S. This was Definitely Unrelated to the forest fire over the weekend


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maldaly


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Here's the story in the Daily Camera. Hope she's okay.
Mal
http://www.dailycamera.com/news/ci_16482546


ClimbClimb


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Not completely sure what "unhooking yourself" means, but seems like a sad reminder of how stuck-rope situations can rapidly deteriorate into serious consequences. (One fo the most harrowing write-ups of this is Dave Roberts' account of the death of his high school climbing partner).

Do people have wisdom to share on managing a stuck rope?


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ClimbClimb wrote:
Do people have wisdom to share on managing a stuck rope?

Here you go


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theguy wrote:
ClimbClimb wrote:
Do people have wisdom to share on managing a stuck rope?

Here you go

Thank you, that was useful.


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