Re-Gram: Show Us the Piece That Saved Your Bacon

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James Lucas Whipper The Phoenix Yosemite Trad Rock Climbing

James Lucas whips on a soon-to-pop small cam on The Phoenix (5.13a), Yosemite.

Climbing falls can be terrifying, especially when your gear is marginal, you're runout, or the rock is suspect. For our next Re-Gram, we're looking for the gear that saved your bacon: the cams that held 50-footers, the micro-nuts that stayed when everything else zipper out, and anything else that saved your day (and possibly your life).

Email letters@climbing.com with a high-res photo and a couple sentences describing what happened. We'll feature our favorites in an upcoming issue of our print edition.

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