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Climbing carabiners don't break like you think

Are multiple carabiners stacked in 1 climbing hanger dangerous. I think so!?!?! Maybe. See what happened in this episode.

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►Test 1: Soft shackle broke at 10.62kN

►Test 2: Rope broke at 17.63kN

►Test 3: Top carabiner FINALLY broke at 13.69kN

►Test 4: Dog bone broke at 16.09kN

►Test 5: Steel carabiner cross loaded broke at 17.08kN

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Breaking Gear Fear

Edutainment has been a great way to help people understand their gear, and know the true limitations of it.  Watching HOW gear fails is more important than the force itself, as almost all gear is super good enough.  It's more important to share information on how to stay safe than it is to have a paywall.  We hope our stoke is contagious.