by neghafi » Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:45 am
by Day Hiker » Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:15 am
sixfingers wrote:Please explain further what you mean by loaded? Fully tensioned such that no slack can be pulled to thread a descender?
by nattfodd » Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:27 am
by neghafi » Wed Sep 09, 2009 12:55 pm
neghafi wrote:Yes I mean fully tensioned. It's not a case of a dead body. I'm thinking about rappeling 2 or 3 guys in a same time because of the lack of time for example.
I've seen some use of carabiners but they don't look safe.
by rickford » Wed Sep 09, 2009 2:46 pm
by fatdad » Wed Sep 09, 2009 7:23 pm
by Day Hiker » Wed Sep 09, 2009 8:01 pm
fatdad wrote:Also, I don't really buy into the wisdom of you're purpose. What's the urgency that would warrant three people rapping on the same line at the same time?
by Nikolas_A » Wed Sep 09, 2009 9:40 pm
nattfodd wrote:Unless you have a dead bear on the other side of the line, I think you could rig a small pulley system (like the one to use when you have stuck hair in your belay device) to create enough slack to thread your belay device in. With two prusiks, a carabiner and a sling, you get 2:1 in no time.
by Rick Kent » Wed Sep 09, 2009 9:51 pm
by nartreb » Wed Sep 09, 2009 9:58 pm
any ideas of what would work using more generic gear?
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