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The Monster Munter 25-Jul-2013 At 1:37:48 PM BBSR
I think there is alot of unjustified bad press for the regular munter. It comes down to what you use it for, and the specific way you use it. I think it makes for an excellent top belay technique to bring up your 2nd directly off the anchor. If done correctly it doesn't really twist your rope for this type of belay (as opposed to rapping where it will).

The technique I was taught had 3 main points to avoid twist:
-1. to keep the hitch loose, not to cinch it tight every time you take in.
-2. when you are bringing the rope into the hitch (eg taking in), you grip the live end to prevent rotation, while you feed it into the hitch.
-3. when you feed it into the hitch, you don't stop with your hand some distance from the hitch, you keep gripping and feeding the rope till your hand is right next to the hitch.

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