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Rock Climbing Photo: My man Brent about to do the 100' rappel into the ...
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My man Brent about to do the 100' rappel into the gully next to the "Tuna and Chips" wall at Red Rocks. Here, he is 'on rappel' with a prusik back up (below the device) and he's still tied into to the bolts with a double runner through an auto locking carabiner to his harness. That runner will not be removed until he's double and triple checked the entire system before he descends the rope. A bit of techy stuff there for ya. This guy's a natural, in four months he's gone from complete newbie on this very climb to actually doing his first real trad lead on that same climb yesterday. Yosemite here we come in 2010!

Submitted By: cammyjams on Nov 17, 2009
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