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No good belay devices yet? 13-Oct-2010 At 11:55:39 AM dimpet
>It should be possible to back up an ATC in case of injury to the belayer
>- just add friction until even if you let go completely, the climber is
>lowered rather than dropped. You could double-up the belay biner. Maybe
>even back it up with an autoblock prusik on the belayer's leg loop?

I think it would be quite difficult to belay with this set up. Paying out rope fast just wont be
possible at all and could make things more dangerous by causing a fall that wouldn't
have otherwise happened in the first place.

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