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Rock Climbing Photo: Failed at the girth hitch
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By Ladd
Administrator
Oct 2, 2007
This turned out to be a hoax, am I right that it was cut then loaded to failure?
By Rafe
Jun 28, 2009
Looks cut
By Michael G
Oct 7, 2009
Fail or cut? Did someone ever find out?
By Jordan Ramey
From: Calgary, Alberta
Oct 13, 2009
I recall this photo being taken by John Sherman. Sent in to Mammut and they said it was cut. The sling was part of a directional on a rap line he was using to "clean" a route. Failed after some bouncing while prying off loose blocks. Whether it was animal chews, malicious intent, or whatever the synopsis was cutting. There is a whole report that Mammut did on this sling somewhere out in the nether regions of the internet. Or I might have it.
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Failed at the girth hitch

Submitted By: Andy Laakmann on Oct 22, 2006
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