“I unhook from my personal anchor, and about half way there, I just stop….and realize I just about repelled off my rope”.
Climber Tony Kelly shares his life story and his brush with a nearly catastrophic fall, highlighting the importance of vital safety habits, which saved him from the fall while climbing in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge.
3:00 Intro, early life.
6:00 Michigan Tech
7:03 Mount Bohemia
8:39 I’ve always been a rock climber, I just didn’t know it!
9:57 Inside Moves – Byron Center
10:45 Kentucky’s Red River Gorge
15:00 Red Rocks Canyon Nevada – Big wall climbing. Mt. Wilson.
19:45 The Adventure Story: Climbing Red River Gorge w- friends.
25: 33 “Do it every time. Create a habit”
30:00 End of his rope. Tony’s near miss.
39:00 Beta Bars.
40:00 Belay specs.
41:40 La Sportiva TC pros.
42:00 Beal ropes.
46:00 Grand Ledge, MI
48:20 Red Rising – Pierce Brown
49:00 “Adventures with Failure”