Rappel Without a Belay Device
You’re lying if you say you’ve never dropped your belay device and watched it go “tink, tink, tink” all the way down to the base of a route. It can happen to anyone. But have no fear: If you have four carabiners of any shape or gate type, plus a locking belay biner, you can make it to the ground. The double carabiner brake rappel is the best way to descend without a traditional rappel device.
How to Tie an Alpine Butterfly Knot
How to Tie an Alpine Butterfly Knot. The Alpine butterfly knot enables you to easily form a secure loop in the middle of a rope, without having to touch either end. The tied rope can handle significant amounts of weight on the loop and...
Basic Survival Medicine Every Prepper Should Think About
If you are like most folks today, you fear disaster striking your community and leaving you without access to the basic necessities of life. As you prepare yourself for such an event, it is essential that you plan well for your survival medicine needs. Not...
Petzl Pirana Descender
The Pirana Descender by Petzl is a figure-eight descender for descending on single or double rope. FINAL SALE: For safety reasons, we cannot accept returns on load-bearing climbing equipment. Sorry for being so mean. Products on Sale are Discontinued Styles or Colors.
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If the rappel station is composed of fixed protection points, that is, protection permanently placed in the rock, it is necessary to examine it carefully prior to loading, in order to determine whether the metal parts are rusty, the slings worn through or stretched out, etc. In case you have any doubts about the quality ...
RNR Over the Edge Rappel Kit - Rock N Rescue
Overview The Over the Edge kit contains all the items a single person needs to do a single rope rappel. (Pictures are samples only - actual items may vary depending on stock)
Rigging to Rappel: A Basic Guide
Rigging to rappel is an often undervalued skill. It is certainly a necessary part of rappelling, but most people I... View Article
How to Clean Your Climbing Rope!
How to Clean Your Climbing Rope!: This is a project I made to clean my ever-growing number of climbing ropes, as well as the many ropes I use at my local Scout camp's climbing tower.Previously I had only ever used the "big bucket of soapy water" method, until I was introduced to thi…
Blackhawk Enhanced Tactical Rope Bag | Tactical Gear Superstore | TacticalGear.com
Constructed of 1000D nylon Holds up to 200 ft. of rope (rope not included) Drawstring sleeve for full bag closure Drawstring pocket holds excess drawstring Quick-release buckle belt attachment Grommets on bottom of bag for drainage Outside pocket for carabiners Quick-disconnect leg straps with high-visibility red pull tabs Dimensions: 22”L x 5. 5”W x 10”H
Yates Stabo/Tactical Full Body Harness
Specially designed for rapid rappel and extraction operations. The waist and sternum buckles have secondary velcro safety closure over buckles. Mil spec load bearing vest shoulder straps are sewn into the harness allowing the harness to be worn under any military load bearing vest by replacing the existing harness straps with the Stabo straps and connecting the Alice clips of the vest the the waist of the harness. Leg pouches on the harness allow for leg loops to be stowed away when not in…