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You can go your entire rock climbing life without taking a whipper if you’re careful enough, but more times than not you’ll run into a crux where falling is inevitable.

Below are five rock climbing whippers that luckily didn’t end too badly. Follow Whipper on Instagram for more big falls.

Whipper #1

A victory whip or not, that’s one big fall.

Whipper #2

Despite knowing they were going for the whip, they still inverted. Always wear your helmet.

Whipper #3

Trad climbing whipper! Always be sure to sew it up if you’re unsure about your pro.

Whipper #4

When a rope goes behind your leg, you’re going to flip. Keep an eye out on lead climbers to be sure that when they fall the rope is in front.

Whipper #5

A pro trad climber goes for the whipper. Read how even for full-time climber, trad falls can be “bloody terrifying.”

Flying Squirrel!

Rock climbing takes you to wild places, so always keep an eye out for flying rodents.