I'm sure many Gunks.com readers have seen the thread on Supertopo about Jim Donini's close call. A fixed rappel sling broke under his body weight but fortunately there was a backup.
Many 'Gunks climbers seem to have an unquestioning reliance on fixed slings: it's worth a read.

The post title is "Surviving Sedona"

Edited by Dana (01/15/13 06:48 PM)