Weekend Whipper: Hooked on Climbing

By Rock and Ice | February 25th, 2016

Watch out for tree branches!—Stu Smith pumps out and whips near the top of a project he bolted in northern B.C., Canada. Before the rope catches him, he’s spiked by a branch on his way down.

“I landed on a dry branch, which formed a perfect hook on its end,” he writes in the video description. “The hook sliced through my pants and hooked into my right butt cheek bringing me to a stop [and] leaving a hefty gash.

“It’s a hilarious memory but I would have much rather cut that branch off before whipping.”

Happy Friday and stay out of the branches this weekend!

 

Watch last week’s Weekend Whipper: It Ain’t Over Til It’s Over

 

Video submitted by Stu Smith. Be like Stu – send us your whipper videos!

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