This versatile hitch has a myriad uses. Here's yet another one.
Don't know how far it is to the next rappel anchor, and/or your rope is too short to make it?
Andrew Allen Arvig, 31, passed away during the night of Saturday, November 27, after overshooting a ledge while rappelling and becoming stranded overnight.
Where do you find superhuman strength? If someone you love is utterly dependent on your efforts, sometimes you discover it’s already within you.
Everyone has heard of the distraught mother lifting a car off of her baby. But grabbing a bolt while saving a falling climber? That one is new.
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From Not Eating Creatures to a Situational Opinion on Lowering Off Rappel Rings, Gear Guru Has the Word
Going vegetarian isn't just animal friendly, it can help your health and the Earth, and giving up meat isn't difficult nor does it impose any hardships.
Accidents happen. Every climber should be able to troubleshoot difficult rappel situations, and one of the best ways is by mastering the buddy rappel.