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Guide Tricks For Climbers video series (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 4.25/5 Average Rating : 4.25/5

In: Gear: Media: Videos and DVDs: Climbing

Review 2 out of 5 stars

Review by: pro_alien, 2006-08-27

Disappointing. If you look at their transitions, there is a lot of "non value added activities".

- First clip to the anchor with a clove hitch, later with a sling (or even clumsily build the tether from a cordelette). Just have a tether sling ready at your harness at all times.

- What's up with all that lowering ? Rapping will put less stress on the rap rings and the rope (less friction against rock under load). Why not set up for a rap right away ?

- Undoing and redoing the knot connecting the ropes is not necessary. The first person down can feed the rope to be pulled through the anchor, ready to pull through once the second arrives.