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Weekend Whipper: No Bolts = Huge Falls

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Establishing first ascents is serious business … especially when no bolts are allowed! In this Weekend Whipper, we get an insider’s view into the process
of climbing a trad first ascent in England’s Ilkley Quarry. After a quick toprope rehearsal, the climber racks up, throws on his helmet and goes
for it. But just as he makes a tenuous move near the top – roughly 10 feet above his last piece of pro – his left hand pops and suddenly the climber
is airborne.

Watch last week’s Weekend Whipper: Another One Bites the Dust!