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Weekend Whipper: Fumbled Clip = Gigantic First Lead Fall

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Kevin Schenk was on his first trip to the Red River Gorge and was hungry for the sharp end. Having never taken a fall outside or indoors, he bravely took
the lead on the 50-foot Boilerplate (5.8). While attempting to clip the chains, however, Schenk pulled up an armload of slack … but then realized
he was just a little too pumped!

Kevin Schenk is now several seasons into a life of climbing and submitted this whipper.

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