Uploaded on May 23, 2011
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Stay in the climbing game long enough and your sure to deal with foul weather. This video deals with a few tips about getting the ends of the rope down when wind is present. This video does not cover rappelling in any great detail as we have done that in more detail on other videos.
Most of the time grabbing a few coils throwing them off to space is enough. As the wind picks up you may actually have to carry the coils down with you. This is not as bad as one might think if done correctly.
Series on how to rap
This first covers what knot you use to tie the ropes together.
This one deals with dividing the rope.
This one deals with hooking up your rap device and backup prussik.
The merits of the backup prussik where to put it and why.
Mountain Guide Tom Wolfe describing a couple of methods backing up your rap.
I am now booking guiding work. I have just been a stay at home Dad
for the last 4 years. Keen to get back to the mountain world. I know where there is some great rock in Mexico and Argentina. Thinking about a trip
to Aconcagua this January. Right now I will be spending the summer in Banff Canada. Contact me at any of the numbers below if your interested in
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I took a canoe across Canada
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