Mountaineering Dogma- Separating fact from Fiction

At SIET, we believe in evidence based decision making. We also feel that there's so much dogma in the climbing community that even the most experienced climbers end up misinformed. This quiz is an opportunity to learn some industry accepted practices...

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    If you'd like to be entered in the raffle to win a Rab Strata Flex Jacket, follow these directions: 1. Take the quiz before Feb 28, 2015 2. Enter your email at the bottom 3. Answers will be posted on Facebook on March 1 (like us to stay updated- https://www.facebook.com/ExpeditionTraining). At that time the winner will be announced. Other notes: The answers will contain a good bit of discussion to help folks understand these sometimes complex and often debated topic. Each answer will be reviewed by multiple veteran and certified guides and only unanimously agreed upon answers will be published so you can be sure these are not the opinion of just one guide. And please remember, the purpose of this quiz is to help educate the public about common misconceptions and is in no way a substitute for professional instruction or quality mentorship. All quiz takers, irrelevant of score, will be entered in the raffle. Because your 'grade' is irrelevant, we've included links to reliable resources on the subject. It's recommended that you take the quiz first, then look up the answers you were unsure about by using the links. Good luck!

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