by jstluise » Mon May 23, 2016 8:20 pm
by rgg » Tue May 24, 2016 1:18 am
by jstluise » Tue May 24, 2016 4:05 am
by rgg » Tue May 24, 2016 5:55 am
jstluise wrote:Here's an illustration from Glacier Mountaineering: An Illustrated Guide To Glacier Travel And Crevasse Rescue:
I think the argument is that if the direction of pull is coming from behind you, then having the rope on the uphill hip helps you from spinning all the way around.
jstluise wrote:Sorry, I didn't mean to imply that stepping on the rope will stop a fall. I meant that if you travel with the rope on your uphill hip that you'll have a tendency to accidentally step on the rope when walking, since gravity will push it into your feet if any slack develops.
by clmbr » Wed May 25, 2016 5:54 pm
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