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Climbing: Pays to be tough guy when self-rescue is only option

ICE CLIMBING -- A climber suffers serious injuries while ice climbing in Wyoming.  Feel the pain with him and the helplessness of his partner as they focus on getting to safety.

Would you have done anything differently?

Would you have made it?

Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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