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  1. #1
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    RIP Brad Gobright

    Rapped off the end of his rope. Tragic.

  2. #2
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    Guess he didnt see that coming.

  3. #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Just Looking View Post
    Guess he didnt see that coming.
    Too soon..

    Sounds more like the rope broke.


    "We started rapping," Mr Jacobson told the Outside website, using the North American term for abseiling. "I was a bit above him. I was on the left. He was on the right. Then all of a sudden, I felt a pop, and we started dropping."

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-50592646
    Go that way really REALLY fast. If something gets in your way, TURN!

  4. #4
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    No, unfortunately, according to Jacobson they were simul rappelling and Gobright went off the end of his rope. Thatís when he felt it.

    Awful for everyone. Awful.


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  6. #6
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    Very sad. Dude was a total crusher. RIP

  7. #7
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    Oh fuck. RIP

    “Brad set up the rope for a short rappel and didn’t use the middle point. I tried to pull more rope on Brads side but he said he was fine. We started simul rapping and Brad rapped off his rope.”

  8. #8
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    Great article about Brad Gobright in Climbing magazine. A true climbing bum the likes of which hardly exists anymore. Damn.

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