VIDEO: Ice Climber's Route Falls Down

by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Jul/2012
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A climber is luckily saved by a last minute top-rope as the icefall he is on collapses underneath him.

As we often get warm conditions when winter climbing in Scotland, this video acts as a good reminder of how unreliable melting ice is as a climbing medium.

The route is Kennedy's Gully, Ouray, Colorado, USA.

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