by gpsjake » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:17 am
by nartreb » Wed Jul 14, 2010 3:25 pm
by Sierra Ledge Rat » Wed Jul 14, 2010 3:44 pm
by Brad Marshall » Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:21 pm
by Matt Worster » Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:41 pm
by Matt Worster » Wed Jul 14, 2010 7:35 pm
by ksolem » Wed Jul 14, 2010 8:49 pm
by Augie Medina » Wed Jul 14, 2010 8:57 pm
ksolem wrote:I do a fair amount of vertical work on rock, replacing old unsafe bolts and anchors, in pretty high and exposed settings like The Needles in Sequoia. I very much prefer to set a fixed rope from above, but ascend the rope from the bottom using one jumar and one grigri rather than rappell down. This gives you a lot more control as you can make small adjustments up and down the rope with ease and safely.
by Matt Worster » Wed Jul 14, 2010 9:35 pm
by gpsjake » Thu Jul 15, 2010 5:12 am
by Joe White » Thu Jul 15, 2010 5:17 am
Brad Marshall wrote:Abseiling in industry appears to be more common in Europe. For gear have you checked out Petzl's professional site?
They have a nice compact self-braking descender for these applications. Don't forget to use a lifeline as well for a back up.
by gpsjake » Thu Jul 15, 2010 5:28 am
Buz Groshong wrote:Oops! I thought this post was going to provide me with a question that would repell noobs.
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