RIP RP. The death of a climbing pioneer and the original micronut


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patto · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jul 2012 · Points: 25

Roland Pauligk, passed away yesterday morning.

A climbing great and the inventor of the original micronut. He continued manufacturing them for 40 years...

Repost from vertical life
http://www.verticallifemag.com.au/
http://www.rockandice.com/lates-news/the-guy-whose-nuts-revolutionized-climbing-r-p

amockalypsenow · · San Diego · Joined Nov 2014 · Points: 690

What happened?

Joe Catellani · · Seattle, wa · Joined Jul 2013 · Points: 190

cancer.

JSH · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Apr 2007 · Points: 960

That R&I article was wonderful, thanks for (re) posting it. RIP, RP.

JSH · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Apr 2007 · Points: 960
amockalypsenow · · San Diego · Joined Nov 2014 · Points: 690
Joe Catellani wrote:cancer.
bummer. what kind?
Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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