Rock Climbing Accident: Inattentive Spot Leads to Broken Arm
On the afternoon of March 24, longtime Yosemite Valley resident, Jacob Hawley, 36, and a friend stopped by the Sentinel Boulders to huck laps on one of Hawley's favorite problems, the Door Knocker Traverse (V3). Hawley had climbed the problem many times and was not concerned that his buddy seemed distracted by an attractive woman climbing nearby. The traverse is only six feet high, after all.
New Route and Deaths on Annapurna - World's Deadliest Mountain
On March 24, Mingma Sherpa and his 12-member expedition team stood on the summit of Annapurna (8,091 meters; 26,545 feet)—the tenth highest and most dangerous mountain in the world. Two of those climbers wouldn’t make it back down.
Climb Safe: Sling Strength In Three Anchor Configurations
To help make more climbers safer climbers, Rock and Ice has teamed up with Black Diamond Equipment to present the Climb Safe series. These articles aim to answer some of climbing's most common gear-related questions. Here, Kolin Powick, Black Diamond’s Director of Quality, digs into the question: "What is the strongest way to rig an anchor at a belay?"

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