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Weekend Whipper: Bad Clipping Technique Causes BIG Fall

03-Jan-2014


This beginner climber learns a tough lesson. While several feet out from his last bolt, he starts to pump out with the next quickdraw right in front of his face. The seemingly attainable safety is too enticing for the climber and he tries to clip his rope through the taunting biner. But his poor technique and deep pump lead to a chicken-winged, draw-grabbing attempt with lots of slack in his hand ... and he ultimately pays the price.

 

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