Watch Five Big Rock Climbing Whippers
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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.
A climber takes a big fall on Crime of the Century 5.11c in Squamish.
This top-rope whipper looks fun, but would’ve ended worse if the climber hit the tree on the first swing.
A trad climbing where that could’ve been life-changing if the climber didn’t have a helmet on.
A slip off a sea-side climb and some big air.
A for-fun whipper from the top of a climb in Australia. Victory whips are the best, just be sure the belayer is ready.