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Good and pumped by now, he considers the sloper above.  It's not visible while hanging from the point, but he knows where it is from previous experience.  He also knows why they call it a sloper...
This is how it looked while he was hanging  on it.  He had other gear nearby, so it probably would not have been a disaster if it had popped out.
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A tight shot of the cam while he was hanging on it.  I've seen shakier placements, but never a shakier placement that actually held a fall.  After lowering and traversing back to the belay, Jeff gave the rope a flick and the cam popped out and slid down the rope into his hand.  No cleaning necessary.  Very efficient of him.
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By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Apr 17, 2006

That is amazing and an amazing shot.
I hate it when I am climbing and make a big move up to something and the cam catches under something and pulls me down- happens plenty to me, though I have never yet been pulled completely off a route. I am a little klutzy, I guess. Just goes to show, they will hold weight that way.

By Ivan Rezucha
From: Fort Collins, CO
Apr 17, 2006

This looks like it's at the "point". If that's the case, I always just hooked a sling over the point. Thought that's what everyone did.

By Andrew May
From: Sandy, UT
Dec 30, 2006

That's nuts! I cant believe that it popped out and caught the tip of that point!

By Duncan
From: Salt Lake City
Mar 29, 2007

I'm so jealous and you are probably thankful! I had a similar issue on the Capitain and unfortunatly one broken wrist later and 4 months of recovery I'm finally back in action. Great pic and awesome luck!

By Avery N
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 10, 2007

Wow! BD should be using this to market cam-stops! Glad it held.

By climber73
From: Fort Collins, CO
Oct 11, 2007

I bet the only thing holding that cam in place is a little good karma.

By Slade
From: Gunnison
May 5, 2011

dang

By steitz
From: midcoast, maine
Nov 22, 2011

I wish I could rate this photo "Insane" instead of just "Great"

By Danie White
From: SLC, UT
May 20, 2014

Jesus.

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A tight shot of the cam while he was hanging on it. I've seen shakier placements, but never a shakier placement that actually held a fall. After lowering and traversing back to the belay, Jeff gave the rope a flick and the cam popped out and slid down the rope into his hand. No cleaning necessary. Very efficient of him.

Submitted By: Denis O'Connor on Apr 17, 2006
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