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  1. The belayer is positioned either on the ground with the rope running through the top anchor and back to the climber, or at the top at the anchor. (Web site)
  2. Once the belayer is anchored into position, he must stack the rope to ensure it is free of twists and tangles that might hinder rope management in the belay. (Web site)
  3. When the belayer is ready to belay the climber up, he yells "Belay on". (Web site)


  1. The belayer must be aware that flipping the hitch DOES NOT change the function of the hands. (Web site)

Body Parts

  1. The belayer must also ensure that the rope will not get tangled around his legs or other body parts as it "feeds" out. (Web site)


  1. Short roping Belaying technique where the belayer keeps the leader under tension in an attempt reduce the length of a fall.


  1. The load can be placed on the Prusik and the belayer can come out of the system to render help. (Web site)


  1. The belayer wears a harness to which a specially shaped ring called a belay device is attached.


  1. After the rope is cleared and the rappeller is off rappel, he acts as the belayer for next rappeller. (Web site)


  1. Hanging Belay Belaying at a point such that the belayer is suspended. (Web site)


  1. Belay devices usually attach to the harness of the belayer via a carabiner, and are usually made of aluminium or an alloy.


  1. Courtesy call to the belayer to indicate that the slack in the rope is all taken up and that further pulling is pointless.
  2. If the rope runs too low, the load may pull the rope below the buttocks, dumping the belayer out of position. (Web site)
  3. The belayer manipulates the rope so that friction, or a "brake," can be applied to halt a fall. (Web site)

Belay Device

  1. It includes the rope, anchors, belay device and the belayer. (Web site)
  2. It is often painful for the belayer and not effective in every situation, but can be used in emergency situations if no belay device is available. (Web site)
  3. If any of the gear breaks or pulls out of the rock or if the belayer fails to lock off the belay device immediately, the fall will be significantly longer. (Web site)


  1. A body belay gives the belayer the greatest "feel" for the climber, letting him know when to give slack or take up rope. (Web site)
  2. By using a mixture of belaying angle and hand-grip on the rope, a climber can be lowered gently by the belayer to a safe point where climbing can be resumed. (Web site)


  1. Hanging belay: Belaying at a point such that the belayer is suspended. (Web site)


  1. If the belay is correctly established, the belayer will feel little or no force if the climber falls or has to rest on the rope. (Web site)
  2. Heard often in British crags, meaning the climber is "off belay" and about to pull up the slack between him and the belayer. (Web site)
  3. The direct belay removes any possible forces from the belayer and places this force completely on the anchor. (Web site)


  1. This can be useful when the anchor, carabiner and Munter hitch are behind the belayer whilst attention is paid to the loaded end of the rope. (Web site)
  2. As the climber moves on the climb, the belayer must remove the slack from the rope by paying out or pulling in excess rope. (Web site)
  3. Normally the belayer allows the climber to climb, drawing up more and more rope which the belayer allows to pass through his belay device.


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