I have come very close to serious injury or more likely death three times ice climbing. Twice in one season @ the same place on the easy snow decent of a grade 2 ice climb. The other on the easier ice approach slopes of a grade 3 a decade later.
The lessons have not easily been forgotten. Thank goodness. Most serious car accidents happen within a couple of miles of home. It is the easy stuff that will likely bite you if my experience is any example.
Similar story here:
Or a simple gear mistake here:
Y'all be careful out there!
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Stay sharp...and stay alive this winter!
Les Chercheurs d'Or, Berard Valley
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