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Helmet

Definition of Climbing Equipment Word

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Helmet

A climbing helmet is an essential part of your safety gear.

Stewart M. Green

Helmet

A specially designed climbing head cover made of hard resistant plastic that protects a climber’s head from falling rocks and cranial injuries as a result of climbing falls. Helmets should always be worn when climbing and belaying. Head injuries are the number one cause of deaths from climbing. It’s wise to wear a helmet that is specifically designed for climbing, rather than a bicycling helmet.

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