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General Climbing Discussion

Topic Date User
girth hitch flip vs climber hitch (Tech Tips) 24-Jun-2005 At 1:22:54 AM LittleJames
On 23/06/2005 Spanky wrote:
>When looking at the photos and further at the url supplied by rhinckle.
>I was just wondering does anyone know whether there is a best way or better
>way to sling pro. Whether girth hitching the pro was best, flipping the
>hitch over as per the photo or doing something totally different as per
>the 'climbers hitch' when attaching a sling to pro.

I'm pretty tired, but if I'm reading that right... You should never, ever sling wired pro just with a sling. Always clip a biner into the pro, and then extend from that biner with a sling (or you could use a quickdraw).

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