Hardware carabiners are dangerous

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23 December 2012

Emanuele Pellizzari has collected old quick draws and hardware carabiners used mainly at the belay station. The conclusion is that even worn out CEmarked climbing carabiners are safer than the hardware gear you see in the picture. Sometimes the dangerous hardware gear are also marked CE which in this case stands for China Export. More info at planetmountain.

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