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The Little Rock Beginners’ Bouldering Cup on June 22 2019

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The Little Rock bouldering gym will hold Beginners’ Cup on June 22, 2019.  All beginners (from V0!) are welcome to join! For details and signup please check the official FB page (in Chinese).

Photo from the official FB page

2019 National Sport Climbing Championships to be held on June 15-16

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National Sport Climbing Championships have been announced and will be held on June 15-16. Signup is open until May 30. More details and signup form (in Chinese)

Accident Report in HK: Quick Draw Unclipped

Earlier this year, an accident occurred in the rock climbing area “Beacon hill” in Hong Kong.  A lead-climber fell from the height of the second bolt before clipping it. The belayer took in slack to catch the fall, but before the climber weighed the rope, the first quick draw unclipped itself from the bolt and slid down along the rope to the belayer.  The result was a 7-meter ground fall.

How Come the Quick Draw Unclipped Itself?

Accident investigators determined the cause to be that, during the fall, the rope caused the bolt-side biner to rotate up and snag on the bolt. See the video below for demonstration:

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2019 Annual NTUT Shanzai Cup to be held on May 26

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The annual bouldering cup by National Taiwan University of Technology will be held on May 26 this year.  Signup until May 12.  All who are interested in bouldering are welcomed to join! For more info and signup, please check here.

Neihu Spring Lead Competition on May 5, 2019

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Neihu Spring Lead Competition will be held on May 5, 2019.  Signup until Apr. 30.  Enjoy!

For details and signup please check here.