by alpinejason » Wed Jul 13, 2011 9:26 pm
by alpinejason » Thu Jul 14, 2011 7:36 am
by Dane1 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:24 pm
"I'm not sure you need them. I've dropped two tools, one with a leash and one without"
by blazin » Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:40 pm
by Dane1 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 6:23 pm
blazin wrote: the one thing that is sort of bothering me about the Blue Ice tethers is the need to girth hitch them to the tool. On routes that combine snow slopes and ice--ie where you'll be plunging the shaft in snow (cane piolet) in addition to climbing ice--I would imagine that having the tethers attached to the spike, without an easy way to remove and re-attach them, could prove a PITA. Thoughts?