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Tito Traversa Killed in a Fall 11-Jul-2013 At 4:14:17 PM Snappy
He climbed a warmup route. If he had been on a project that required working/aiding/dogging to get to the top, then the faulty draws would have become apparent straight away.

On 11/07/2013 IdratherbeclimbingM9 wrote:
>On 11/07/2013 ajfclark wrote:
>>That's not what I was suggesting was why Tito had the restriction bands
>>around the bolt end of his draws though; I suspect that was just because
>>he's short and it gives you a few extra inches of reach when you can
>>the dogbone and clip the bolt rather than holding the biner itself.
>~> and here was I thinking the lad was climbing the route rather than
>working it by any means...
>If that is the case, then I have just lost a whole lot more respect for
>sport climbers, as what they profess to do is little more than a gymnastic

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