Why you should wear a helmet (whilst sport climbing)

This one goes out to everyone that’s tired of us preaching about the value of wearing helmets. The choice is yours.
FYI: Two days later @tola.etchar_974 (age 13) got back on Monster (29/7c+) and sent. Bravo!

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6 Responses to Why you should wear a helmet (whilst sport climbing)

  1. Gerhard Oct 23, 2018 at 11:41 am #

    Yup. And goes for the belayer as well. Even on “clean” routes I’ve seen rocks coming loose…

  2. Ebert Nel Oct 26, 2018 at 4:04 pm #

    Personally think everyone should wear full PPE at the crags. Helmet, long sleeve shirt, capped shoes, dust mask, ear plugs and protective glasses. Seems like everyone has stopped caring about general safety and only focus on having a goodles time in the mountains away from societies demanding constraints

    • Ebert Nel Oct 26, 2018 at 4:05 pm #

      Good*

    • Wes Oct 29, 2018 at 3:35 pm #

      Ebert’s comment is another reason why you should wear a helmet. Brain damage.

      • Pat Oct 30, 2018 at 11:57 am #

        The dust mask is the most important piece of kit. So that you don’t inhale the smoke from the joint that the guy next to you is smoking.

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