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The Most Portentous Moments in "Accidents in North American Mountaineering 2012"

1. "[Redacted] was wearing gloves and a lightly insulated jacket and reported having had cold fingers and toes all morning."

2. "It moved a little bit, but it seemed like it would hold body weight."

3. "…but [redacted] felt the terrain was moderate enough to not tie into the rope."

4. "…but [redacted] stated that he felt fine and would prefer to take a nap."

5. "Her partner did not check her knot."

6. "I'd only climbed a few other pitches in Yosemite thus far and I thought, 'Maybe this is a typical rating and it just feels harder.'"

7. "This grade and type of climbing had become comfortable for [...]