Quickdraw Danger

Thu 18 Jul 2013

The potential dangers of quickdraws where an elastic band is used to hold the karabiner in place was first highlighted a few years ago.

This is back in the news again following the death of 12 year old Tito Claudio.

Both the BMC and UKC has produced videos demonstrating the issue and how easy it is to miss. Both are well worth watching:

 

BMC - How to avoid deadly quickdraws

UKC - Tito Traversa Accident- Quickdraw Information