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Ski helmets

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Please make sure you (adults) wear helmets. I didn't start wearing one until my kids' started skiing, but mine saved me on Monday. I still got a ride down from Timberline to the hospital with AMR RAT, but it could have been so much worse.


I don't even remember hitting my head, just that I thought I'd broken my thumb. But my son saw my head hit. I'm going to need surgery on my hand so doubt I'll get much climbing in the next few months, but that's nothing compared to what could have happened. So wear a helmet please!

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Ick. Broken bones are a pain, but there are injuries that are much much worse.


Good to hear you've got a helmet. I skied for 40 years without one. Then I changed my mind about the consequences.

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