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BODY BELAY
STICHT PLATE
FALL
ANCHOR POINT
HARNESS
ROPE
BELAY
BELAYER
BELAYING
BELAY DEVICE
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Definitions

  1. As a belay device, the figure-eight works well for both belayed climbing and for lowering personnel and equipment on fixed-rope installations.

Body Belay

  1. The holding power of a belay device is vastly superior to any body belay under high loads. (Web site)

Sticht Plate

  1. Sticht plate A belay device consisting of a flat plate with a pair of slots. (Web site)

Fall

  1. 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)

Anchor Point

  1. Locking carabiners are used for important connections, such as at the anchor point or a belay device. (Web site)

Harness

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

Rope

  1. These devices are a gated connecting device used in rock climbing to attach a rope to a fixed anchor, tie in to protection points and the Belay Device. (Web site)
  2. In a fall, the weight is transferred through the belay device and the rope to the anchors. (Web site)

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. Second puts the leader on belay using a belay device or munter hitch.

Belayer

  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)

Belaying

  1. Belay device A mechanical device used to create friction when belaying by putting bends in the rope.
  2. Munter hitch A simple hitch that is often used for belaying without a mechanical belay device. (Web site)

Belay Device

  1. Normally the belayer allows the climber to climb, drawing up more and more rope which the belayer allows to pass through his belay device.
  2. Many types of belay device exist, including ATC, grigri, Reverso, Sticht plate, eight, tuber, and the Munter hitch. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Belaying
  2. Water Sports > Sailing > Knots > Munter Hitch
  3. Mechanical Device
  4. Atc
  5. Encyclopedia of Keywords > Society > Security > Rope
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