Colorado Brothers Saved By Proper Safety Gear After Ice Wall Gives Way

Colorado Brothers Saved By Proper Safety Gear After Ice Wall Gives Way

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Colorado Brothers Saved By Proper Safety Gear After Ice Wall Gives Way

A pair of brothers owe their lives to proper safety gear after the ice/rock wall they were climbing gave way leaving one of them hanging 60-80ft above ground in a daze after smashing against the wall.  Officials want to use this incident to remind climbers that it is absolutely crucial to have the proper gear when attempting climbs like this.

Here’s a little ice climbing gear checklist from Eastern Mountain Sports:

 

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