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Rock Climbing Photo: Deep Throat, threading through the hole and thereb...
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By Ben Brotelho
From: Albany, NY
Feb 15, 2013
that looks sweet!
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Aug 31, 2013
Terrific photo, Sean. Although the climb is very short, doesn't that create a lot of rope drag?
By Sean
From: Oak Park, CA
Sep 27, 2013
no noticeable drag, placing two slung pieces up the crack; rest of toted gear used for topside anchor. not much rope abrasion from the seconding either, since most wouldn't fall off the hole before threading through
By Ethan Davis
From: Hailey, ID
Oct 11, 2013
Dude that is cool!
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Nov 17, 2013
Too cool!
By Jeff constine
Jan 30, 2015
Silly climbing with the rack on while going through the porthole, way better to grab the rack after you get through the hole. Because you can sit on your butt all day there and get it handed to ya.
By Sean
From: Oak Park, CA
Jan 30, 2015
getting gear handed to you after starting would be aid. should know better, and do better
By BigB
From: Red Rock, NV
Dec 19, 2015
Why not hang it from a longer sling and then pull the rack up to you when your sitting in the hole?
By Sean
From: Oak Park, CA
Dec 19, 2015
there's a big gap in btwn the belaying ledge and the visible inside traverse before reaching out to the hole. it's really not that hard to shoulder sling the cams like normal, put that through the hole first, then thread body thru
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Deep Throat, threading through the hole and thereby using the rock itself as the first pro.

Submitted By: Sean on Feb 15, 2013
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Deep Throat (5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a )
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