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Buurin


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Climber dies in fall on liberty bell mountain
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http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2014/09/climber-dies-in-fall-on-liberty-bell-mountain/

This is a friend of friend.

Does anyone know what happened?

My condolences to his family and friends.


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CLIMBING A 28-year-old man was killed Saturday after falling while rappelling off Liberty Bell Mountain west of Mazama.

P. Anderson was climbing with his wife when one of his ropes came free and he fell between 50 and 60 feet, said Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers.


Buurin


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http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/outdoors/2014/sep/09/climber-killed-rappelling-liberty-bell-mountain/

This article suggests that he rapelled off the end of his rope.


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Buurin wrote:
http://www.spokesman.com/...berty-bell-mountain/

This article suggests that he rapelled off the end of his rope.

My condolences to his wife, his family, you and the rest of his friends.


Sounds like one end slipped thru first.
If any doubt at all, keep the system closed up.


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We've lost 3 climbers in the last 2 weeks from rappelling accidents in the PNW, one of which I knew. Be careful out their folks. Condolences to all those affected by these accidents


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