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General Climbing Discussion

Poll Option Votes Graph
Never - I aim for maximum re-sale price. 6
Once or twice over my entire climbing career. 2
I rest on gear occasionally but have never fallen. 4
Rarely, however I have taken a fall onto trad gear 39
Once every couple of climbing trips. 21
Every climbing trip. 4
Almost every climb. 0
I love whipping onto RPs &zero cams on every climb 1

Topic Date User
How often do you fall onto your own trad gear? 24-Jan-2006 At 2:26:44 PM steph
On 20/01/2006 manacubus wrote:
>Trad gear. That's like when you have to place bolt brackets, right?

Ahh.... trad vs. sport all over again. *sigh*
I climb far more on trad than on sport but so far haven't fallen on trad gear (mine or anyone else's).

A friend of mine lead Little Thor (20) this Jan and took a fall from 2/3 of the way up. Only one piece held out of 4. The same guy took a number of falls the next day on Kachoong. I'm more experienced watching ppl fall on trad gear than taking the plunge myself. :p

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