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Topic - Overheard at the crag the other day

Jus - on 01 Jul 2013
A group of 4 or 5 climbers turned up at the sport crag we were at on the weekend.

The guy who seem to be the ‘leader’ of the group started explaining to his friends the ins and outs of climbing on rock/ belaying etc.

What he went on to say left me gobsmacked and went something like this:

“Sitting down belaying is safer than standing up as you are more stable. When belaying someone on a long route it’s also good as you don’t get tired/ fedup/ bored (can’t remember his exact words!)”

The people he was with nodded in understanding. I probably should've said something...
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