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V thread or also called the Abalakov is often the best choice for solid rappel anchors on multi-pitch ice climbs or as a part of a belay anchor. It is considered stronger than an ice screw in the same location.
Named after its inventor, the Russian climber Vitali Abalakov.

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Liba KopeckovaSubmitted by Liba Kopeckova
on Dec 23, 2011 2:22 am

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