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SAFETY SLING
SINGLE ROPE RAPPEL
RAPPEL LANE
ABSEIL
RAPPEL POINT
TECHNIQUE
SETTING
CLIFF
HAND
PROCESS
ORDER
LOCKING CARABINER
ANCHORS
GROUND
LOOSE
DOUBTFUL
BELAYER
KNOT
MUNTER HITCH
CLIMB
CLIMBER
CARABINER
PRUSIK KNOT
FIXED ROPE
ROPE RAPPEL
RAPPEL ROPE
ROPES
ROPE
RAPPEL
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Definitions

  1. If the rappel is retrievable, the last man will rappel down. (Web site)
  2. A fall on rappel is usually way more serious than a stuck rope. (Web site)
  3. The hasty rappel is used only on moderate pitches. (Web site)

Safety Sling

  1. Test your braking friction by pulling in some more rope--until the safety sling goes slack--and holding yourself on rappel. (Web site)

Single Rope Rappel

  1. Prepare the rope for a single rope rappel. (Web site)

Rappel Lane

  1. I have completed the rappel, cleared the rappel lane, and am off the rope. (Web site)
  2. Clears the rappel lane by straightening all twists and tangles from the ropes. (Web site)

Abseil

  1. You can use it to backup a rappel or abseil, ascend a rope or rig pulleys and more.

Rappel Point

  1. Ensures that the rope will run freely around the rappel point when pulled from below. (Web site)

Technique

  1. Charlet originally devised the technique of the abseil (or rappel) method of roping down during a failed solo attempt of Petit Dru in 1876. (Web site)

Setting

  1. Notes: 1. When setting up a retrievable rappel, use only a primary point; care is taken in selecting the point. (Web site)

Cliff

  1. There are a lot of different ways to rappel down a cliff.

Hand

  1. Your left hand will be between your rappel device and the anchors holding the rope. (Web site)

Process

  1. Sarah was not familiar with the process of changing over to rappel while on rope. (Web site)

Order

  1. The four heroes must rappel into the Museum and fight Janosz, Vigo the Carpathian, and finally a possessed Ray, in order to save the world. (Web site)

Locking Carabiner

  1. Loose clothing or equipment around the waist may be accidentally pulled into the locking carabiner and lock (stop) the rappel. (Web site)
  2. Clip into the rappel device with a locking carabiner. (Web site)

Anchors

  1. After you've tested both the rope and the device, you can unclip your daisy chain from the anchors and proceed with the rappel. (Web site)

Ground

  1. When you are safely on the ground, release the rope from your rappel device and call "Off rappel" for others who may be waiting. (Web site)

Loose

  1. The selection of the rappel point depends on factors such as mission, cover, route, anchor points, and edge composition (loose or jagged rocks). (Web site)

Doubtful

  1. If you are doubtful that you can make a certain rappel, don't make that rappel. (Web site)

Belayer

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

Knot

  1. Rappel lines tied with this knot can be worked loose with a little effort once you're safely on the ground. (Web site)
  2. Fix one end of the rope to the rappel anchors by tieing a double figure 8 knot into the carabiners at the end of the equalized anchors. (Web site)

Munter Hitch

  1. For that reason, add the Munter Hitch, which serves as a rappel and belay knot, and the Prusik, the ascending knot, to your repertoire.
  2. Black Diamond's largest belay and rappel locker, the RockLock features a keylock nose and is Munter Hitch compatible.

Climb

  1. A dynamic retreat from a climb (free-solo rappel). (Web site)

Climber

  1. The knot failed during a rappel, causing the climber to fall about 40 feet.
  2. Every climber has the ablility to rappel off any climb as long as he is conscious.

Carabiner

  1. Make sure that the tree end of the rope feeds into the rappel carabiner from the top and the ground end emerges from the bottom. (Web site)
  2. Clip this rappel carabiner into your two short slings, alongside the carabiner clipped to the safety sling. (Web site)
  3. The soldier ties a rappel seat (or dons a seat harness) with the carabiner facing up and away from his body.

Prusik Knot

  1. The Prusik knot is also useful to back up a rappel or belay. (Web site)
  2. As you slide down the rappel line with the prusik knot in your hand, the prusik slides along with you, but when you let go of the prusik, the prusik locks. (Web site)

Fixed Rope

  1. Rappel The process by which a climber may descend on a fixed rope. (Web site)
  2. Single rope rappels should only be used in situations where you can safely return to the rappel anchors to retrive your gear and fixed rope without climbing. (Web site)

Rope Rappel

  1. These instructions are for a single rope rappel, not a double rope rappel. (Web site)

Rappel Rope

  1. The first man belays himself down the rope using a self-belay attached to his rappel seat, which is hooked to the rappel rope with a friction knot. (Web site)
  2. Now snug up the rappel rope so there is no slack between the rappel carabiner and the tree. (Web site)

Ropes

  1. In order to retrieve your ropes after a rappel you have to prepare in advance by setting up a one-rope or two-rope retrievable rappel.
  2. The rappeller never lets go of the ropes with his brake hand until the rappel is complete. (Web site)
  3. Double ropes are usually reserved for ice and mixed climbing, where there is need for two ropes to rappel or abseil. (Web site)

Rope

  1. The rappel rope will have a fixed loop tied in one end, which is attached to the anchor created. (Web site)
  2. The rappel rope should not extend if one anchor point fails. (Web site)
  3. Join the tails of the rappel rope and throw the rope over the cliff. (Web site)

Rappel

  1. Upon completion of the rappel, pull the rope to which the carabiner is secured to allow the rope to slide around the anchor point. (Web site)
  2. Rappel The process by which a climber may descend on a fixed rope using a friction device. (Web site)
  3. If you're not sure your ropes reach the ground, tie a large knot in the end of the rope so that you don't rappel off the end of your rope. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Encyclopedia of Keywords > Society > Security > Rope
  2. Carabiner
  3. Climber
  4. Water Sports > Sailing > Knots > Munter Hitch
  5. Anchor Point
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