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bearbreeder


Apr 12, 2013, 7:40 PM

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Re: [wivanoff] Saw this in the gunks last weekend.
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wivanoff wrote:

Yep. We probably all have. But, with a single loop of 5mm cord?

mojomonkey wrote:
Which is irrelevant to this situation, where they (likely scrambled up to) set up a toprope on a short climb.

kobaz wrote:

That's fine... I've done stuff like that, well usually not girth hitched if you can avoid it because it reduces strength... but tiny little cord for kids running laps? That's seriously disconcerting.


if you noticed my reply was in response to ...

"1. The high girth hitch I assume was problematic because it creates greater torque on the tree
2. Only having a single rope is dumb because there is no backup if the only anchor fails. "


its not the girth hitch thats the problem in this case ... nor even a "single" rope ...

RC at is finest Wink


(This post was edited by bearbreeder on Apr 12, 2013, 7:41 PM)



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