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Oct 18, 2011, 12:17 PM

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Re: [JimTitt] Horseshoe Canyon Ranch Accident
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JimTitt wrote:
You are correct in that I am actively against the teaching of the buddy check system as a primary safety goal in climbing, it is my opinion that it must be correctly put into the wider context of safety and not taught as a simpe, catch-all solution.

Now that I agree with.

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Clearly, according to the account above a culture which depends on buddy checking even involving climbing professionals has its drawbacks and is not 100% safe since nobody appears to have noticed the check was missed.

And that I don't understand. Are you saying that buddy checking is fallible because we may forget to do it?

(This post was edited by j_ung on Oct 18, 2011, 12:19 PM)

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