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The American Death Triangle in the real world Recently (Feb 2018) I wrote a blog on the forces involved in the American Death Triangle. I questioned if there were some occasions we can use this style of rigging.Note: I would recommend reading this first article...read more
Mechanical rescue belay for 10mm rope? Putting two belay devices with assisted braking through their paces We tested rescue belays (belay devices with assisted braking) as they would function as part of a two-rope system for lightweight back-country rescue. Out in...read more
How effective is a friction device in front of Tandem Prusiks? Back in 2002, yes that's over 15 years ago, we started putting a friction device in front of Tandem Prusiks (pretension) in the backup belay line as part of a two rope system for Mountain Rescue. We...read more
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