Category Archives: Advisories

From Director Jim Miller – Unacceptable Gear Practices

In years past, two practices were very common in Natural Areas and on Dok’s Tower. These two things need to stop as they are dramatically reducing the life span of our gear. We have adjusted the training to highlight these … Continue reading

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Notice: “Fatal Accident: Fixed Draw Cuts Rope” and “Dangers of rope worn carabiners”

“On September 22, Mario Luginbühl and a friend went climbing at Magletsch, in the St.Gallen canton, Switzerland. Luginbühl was trying to work out a sequence and took a controlled fall. This proved fatal as the fixed quickdraw had been worn … Continue reading

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FallTech Stop Use Notice‏

FallTech has issued a product stop use, Inspection and replace notice. According to this notice, if you have any FallTech full body harness with a duraform 350 or a FallTech 5-60 buckle model manufactured 10/21/2010 to 2/9/2012, you must remove … Continue reading

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Joss Rock Climbing Cam Units Recalled by Sierra Trading Post Due to a Fall Hazard

Sierra Trading Post recalls Joss Rock Climbing Cam Units Sold between August 26, 2003 thru March 29, 2006. Date Issued: 11/10/2011 Recall #12-038 Joss Rock Climbing Cam Units Recalled by Sierra Trading Post Due to a Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively … Continue reading

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SALEWA recalls SALEWA Hot G2 Bent Carabine

SALEWA recalls SALEWA Hot G2 Bent Carabine Date Issued:8/1/2011 During testing, the Hot G2 Bent carabine deviated in its lateral axis breaking load from the norm values. SALEWA recalls SALEWA Hot G2 Bent Carabine Recall for Replacement: SALEWA Hot G2 … Continue reading

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