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BELAYING SINGLE ROPES
PETZL
AKA PEARABINER
TYING
RAPPELLING
ORGANIZING
PROFICIENCY
BELAY
DEVICES
RIGGING
SPOTTING
KNOT
BITTER END
CLIMBING
CLIMBER
DEVICE
ROPES
ROPE
CLEAT
BELAYER
MUNTER HITCH
BELAYING
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Definitions

  1. Belaying is the act of making a rope fast to an object, usually a cleat or belaying pin.
  2. Belaying is a skill that requires practice to develop proficiency.
  3. Belaying is a critical part of the climbing system. (Web site)
  4. In climbing, belaying is the technique of controlling the rope so that a falling climber does not fall very far. (Web site)
  5. In the past, belaying was accomplished simply by tying a rope around the waist of the climber.

Belaying Single Ropes

  1. A compact, pear-shaped design facilitates belaying single ropes with a Munter hitch, and is enhanced with a snag-free Keylock gate system. (Web site)

Petzl

  1. Nifty but somewhat controversial belaying device made by Petzl. (Web site)

Aka Pearabiner

  1. HMS Karibiner with one wide side used for belaying with a munter hitch (aka pearabiner). (Web site)

Tying

  1. A munter hitch is a method of belaying which creates a friction brake by tying a special knot around an appropriate carabiner.

Rappelling

  1. Reverso The Reverso is a device patented by Petzl that functions in a similar way to the ATC. It allows belaying and rappelling. (Web site)

Organizing

  1. Suited for organizing at belays and belaying with a Munter hitch.

Proficiency

  1. Interested students must either have completed our Top-Rope Workshop or have demonstrated proficiency in the fundamental skills of belaying and rappelling.

Belay

  1. When belaying the leader, you'll belay directly off your harness, preferably with the belay device connected to the belay loop. (Web site)
  2. The person climbing is said to be on belay when one of these belaying methods is being used. (Web site)

Devices

  1. Bitts and Bollards are heavily built devices for belaying lines. (Web site)

Rigging

  1. Belaying pins - Bars of iron or hard wood to which running rigging may be secured, or belayed.

Spotting

  1. Spotting An alternative to belaying commonly used during bouldering. (Web site)

Knot

  1. Knot used for belaying (Aka italian hitch or friction hitch). (Web site)

Bitter End

  1. Further security may be gotten by belaying the bitter end of the line coming off the Bitt on a nearby cleat.

Climbing

  1. Belaying refers to a variety of techniques used in climbing to exert friction on a climbing rope so that a falling climber does not fall very far.
  2. An excellent self-reversing friction knot suitable for belaying people when climbing or using a ladder. (Web site)

Climber

  1. Although recognised as a way of belaying a climber, it is not the official method of belay as there have been many recorded falls.
  2. The climber who follows a lead up a pitch, belaying from below while the lead advances, then ascending to the end of the pitch. (Web site)

Device

  1. A belaying pin is a device used on traditional sailing vessels to secure lines. (Web site)

Ropes

  1. The Rocklock's large size makes it an excellent choice when using two ropes, wearing gloves, or when using a variety of belaying and rapelling techniques.

Rope

  1. A sling made of rope is a good safety precaution for belaying.
  2. The brake hand remains on the rope when belaying.

Cleat

  1. Endlessly winding a rope around a cleat is not Belaying.
  2. As a nautical term, belaying refers to making a line fast to a cleat, pin or other fixed object. (Web site)

Belayer

  1. Hanging belay: Belaying at a point such that the belayer is suspended. (Web site)
  2. Belaying technique where the belayer keeps the leader under tension in an attempt reduce the length of a fall. (Web site)
  3. Hanging Belay Belaying at a point such that the belayer is suspended. (Web site)

Munter Hitch

  1. Larger size allows easy anchoring of multiple ropes and slings, as well as belaying both single or double ropes with a Munter hitch.
  2. It is self locking when used this way, providing a safer alternative to belaying with an italian hitch (A.K.A munter hitch) knot.
  3. Munter hitch A simple hitch that is often used for belaying without a mechanical belay device. (Web site)

Belaying

  1. Belaying the bitter end of the line coming off the Bitt on a cleat can further security. (Web site)
  2. Belay device A mechanical device used to create friction when belaying by putting bends in the rope. (Web site)
  3. The Italian Hitch is one of the extremely useful and easy rock climbing knots as it can be used for some jobs like Belaying, Abseiling, and rigging.

Categories

  1. Water Sports > Sailing > Knots > Munter Hitch
  2. Belayer
  3. Cleat
  4. Ropes
  5. Mechanical Device
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