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Weekend Whipper: Skyhook to the Face!

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Scottish hardman Robbie Phillips was filming his friend Adam Lincoln attempting a wicked slab climb in Northumberland, England, called On The Rocks (E7 6c) when Lincoln slipped off the rock above a marginal skyhook.

The skyhook pings off and hits him in the face, Phillips comments. Adam is completely fine although there was a bit of bloodshed that at the time looked
a lot worse than it actually was … He is a bit of a drama queen if I’m honest!

Watch last week’s Weekend Whipper: Terrifying Scottish Mixed-Climbing Fall