that's the way we used to climb when we were young, I can still remember my first "baudrier" (kind of climbing belt) it was a "Renè Desmaison" belt and its metal rings suddenly opened while I was climbing an aided roof ... (I was almost 20 yo)
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe