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belay loops?

Capt_mulch
15/08/2008
8:07:16 PM
And I think a diet of bananas and dates makes you fart so much that gravity has less effect :-)
Trent Williams
16/08/2008
2:21:17 PM
On 31/07/2008 sliamese wrote:
>i have a little 5mm loop backing up the belay loop on my harness.

I wear a small second harness underneath the main one.

kezza
16/08/2008
2:47:30 PM
Trent you are a genius! So many people just don't care about their lives enough to bother. If in doubt wear two harnesses, I always say.
So glad I found someone with equal opinions for safety!
All those damn gym climbers thinking they can climb on real rock, without any knowledge of safety.
Sure one harness is enough indoors, but they have no idea that 2 harnesses outdoors is the safest way to climb! I am often scared for their safety.

wallwombat
16/08/2008
6:48:32 PM
On 16/08/2008 Trent Williams wrote:
>I wear a small second harness underneath the main one.

That's bloody funny.

IdratherbeclimbingM9
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16/08/2008
8:40:09 PM
On 15/08/2008 Capt_mulch wrote:
>With a biner through the belay loop (and the belay device clipped into
>the biner), it orients the belay device correctly. If you put a biner through
>the waist loop (etc), the belay device ends up being oriented 90 degrees
>the wrong way (sideways).

... depends entirely upon the abseil/belay device.
I know of some that orient correctly without the belay loop.

An interesting fashion started about the time of the Todd Skinner incident. Manufacturers of harnesses started making models with double belay loops!
... I will be curious to see how long that fashion lasts.

mattjr
17/08/2008
8:47:02 AM
On 16/08/2008 wallwombat wrote:
>On 16/08/2008 Trent Williams wrote:
>>I wear a small second harness underneath the main one.
>
>That's bloody funny.

I find it easier to fit the second harness around my neck rather than under my first
mockmockmock
18/08/2008
7:01:12 PM
If you fit the second harness back to front, then you'll be set for coming AND going.

Even more handy for using double ropes or trailing a second rope

Ralph

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