Whippers the biggest climbing falls

Whippers – Big climbing falls

For climbers, falling is an inevitable part of the sport. Whether it’s while lead climbing, bouldering, or tackling big walls, the risks of taking a fall are always present. However, some falls in climbing are not just ordinary tumbles, but heart-stopping, adrenaline-pumping experiences known as “whippers.” These falls involve significant airtime, as climbers hurtle through the air, testing their gear, their skills, and their courage.

If these and even small falls when climbing tend to scare you make sure you check our tips here: Fear of falling – how to practice falling in climbing

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