Jul 7, 2009, 1:25 PM
Registered: Apr 8, 2004
The PAS, long slings, or cordalette can be useful if you have to anchor in the belayer. You can use the other end of the rope, but it's nice to have extra slings or cordage.
For a cordalette, 7mm or 8mm, 20-24 feet. You can also use it to set TRs (when there are no bolts), tie your pack to a tree so it doesn't go tumbling down the talus field, or lasso a moose and go for the ride of your life.
You don't need it, but it's nice to have.
(This post was edited by qtm on Jul 7, 2009, 4:03 PM)