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guangzhou


Mar 18, 2012, 7:15 AM

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Re: [JimTitt] Belaying Directly from Belay Loop
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JimTitt wrote:
Rubbish, the rope loop has been used for decades with no problems whatsoever, to quote Jack Geldard who wrote the UKC article linked above (and who is an extremely copetent and experienced climber "This 'rope loop' is extremely strong and is perfectly adequate for belaying from."
The circumstances between what you are talking about and belaying are different as the load comes on the strand to the belay and the rope loop is never ring loaded.

You beat me to the answer Jim.

I often clip both.


(This post was edited by guangzhou on Mar 18, 2012, 7:20 AM)



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