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Warning!! ** Belayer drops climber off the end of the top rope ** WARNING!!
The primary purpose of these experience reports is to aid in the prevention of accidents
Reproduced from the RockandIce Parting Shot page, photo by
Limited Collector's Edition, Issue 142, June, 2005
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Webmeister's note: Tie a friggin' knot in the end of the top rope and both ends of the rappel rope! It is traditional! Read more below. --Bob Speik
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American Alpine Club
Oregon Section of the AAC
Accidents in North American Mountaineering
SMITH ROCK EXPERIENCES
Smith Rock - WARNING - another belayer drops climber off the end of the top rope
Smith Rock - WARNING - belayer drops climber off the end of the top rope
Smith Rock - inadequate top rope belay
Smith Rock - belay error - novice sport climber injured
Smith Rock - belay error - fatal fall on rock
Smith Rock - Fall on rock, protection pulled out
Smith Rock - climber injured on the approach
Smith Rock - fall on rock, protection pulled out
Smith Rock - fall on rock - poor position, inadequate protection
Smith Rock - pulled rock off - fall on rock, failure to test holds, exceeding abilities
SMITH ROCK PHOTOS
Smith Rock from above the Burma Road
Smith Rock rescue cache by AAC/ORS and TraditionalMountaineering
Smith Rock weekend
Smith Rock Monkey Face practice