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donwanadi


Dec 23, 2011, 2:39 PM

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Anchoring a belayer
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If the belayer is 110lbs for a 190lb leader. Assuming that both are tied into opposite ends of the rope on a multi-pitch climb, and the belayer is tied down with a bight of that rope....

How much slack would you leave for a dynamic belay?

On 5.fun slab (minimal if any chance of lead fall/roll, even for a noob)?

Moderate slab?

Vert or overhanging?

Sport vs trad environment?

Single or multi-pitch?

What else do you take into account?

What about when belayer is far heavier?


(This post was edited by donwanadi on Dec 23, 2011, 4:10 PM)



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Post edited by donwanadi () on Dec 23, 2011, 2:40 PM
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