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Thin edging on "Chihuahua Power"

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By Christian
From: Casa do Cacete
Oct 22, 2007

JT aka Spiderman getting his leg solidly in front of the rope after being told not to for 6 months :-) Belayer was nappping or maybe thought he might cause a fall if he broke the climber's concentration, I was caught up in the photography from 50 feet away..And that is why you should wear a helmet, moments later he fell with just the tip of his foot in front of the rope and even that was enough to cause a 10 foot upside downer..Luckily unscathed..Although in fairness I will say it looks kind of hard not to get yourself in front of the rope in this spot..maybe just a do-not-fall situation

By Jon Ruland
From: Tucson, AZ
Oct 24, 2007

yeah that belayer needs to pay better attention. he sounds like an incompetent asshole to me. i would know, i know him better than anyone else in the world...

yeah i think we all sort of disregarded proper rope management at the worst possible time. i don't think anyone can question the size of JT's yarbles after taking a fall like that and getting right back on the rock.

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Thin edging on "Chihuahua Power"

Submitted By: Christian on Oct 21, 2007
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Chihuahua Power (5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a )