This looks so interesting and cool I had to publish the vid. Black Diamond comes up with magnetic locking carabiner. It’s like, Iron Man would use this on his rappel rig, but don’t get it near your hard drive… We’ll test as soon as possible.
Magnetron Technology: The reinvention of the auto-locking carabiner, coming July 2012 from Black Diamond Equipment on Vimeo.
WildSnow.com publisher emeritus and founder Lou (Louis Dawson) has a 50+ years career in climbing, backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering. He was the first person in history to ski down all 54 Colorado 14,000-foot peaks, has authored numerous books about about backcountry skiing, and has skied from the summit of Denali in Alaska, North America’s highest mountain.