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Climbing airbag

Postby twiga » Fri Jan 20, 2006 8:34 am ... hp&id=2333

Good idea, bad idea?


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Postby Justin » Fri Jan 20, 2006 8:59 am

Bad idea cause if you land on something sharp it will still impact/bruise your spine/something.
Heres where the original idea came from :wink:
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Postby twiga » Fri Jan 20, 2006 9:15 am

Lol, yeah

Not very practical. Also, what if you hit the deck head or face first and if it's a sloped climb you could also hit the wall a couple of times on the way down.

Now if only they would invent that bolt gun that Stallone used on Cliffhanger. Now that would be sweet!

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Postby Chalk » Fri Jan 20, 2006 11:35 am

I was just worried about where they wanted to plug it in to inflate it!!!!

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Postby Mark » Fri Jan 20, 2006 4:41 pm

Niiice - I think they should market that crash pad for people with Narcolepsy. How about a sky hook :o , a parachute :) a jet pack :D , helium balloons (a couple) :P, a portable pool :shock: an inflatable climbing suit :roll: what else ?

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Postby Grigri » Fri Jan 20, 2006 7:20 pm

A friend had the idea using an inflatable landing mat similar to that used by pole vaulters. Imagine climbing twenty meter routes ropeless without the prospect of getting wet, as in deep water soloing, if you fall! We should try it, it sounds totally wild. Bags not carrying the airbag into the crags tho!! :lol:

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Postby JuriJ » Tue Jan 24, 2006 4:39 pm

James Bond has one!

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Postby scottnoy » Tue Jan 24, 2006 8:45 pm

I heard from the tooth-fairy that they are alreally marketing them :roll:

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