Gear forum


View latest messages in My Forums
This topic has been archived, and won't accept reply postings.

Topic - Clipping in rather than tying in?

andy_e on 29 Nov 2012
When top roping, would you say it was "safe" to clip the belay loop to a figure eight on the bight using a standard, single screwgate carabiner (ie not captive eye, or triple action, etc) rather than tying in directly.

Bearing in mind these two article:

http://theuiaa.org/upload_area/files/1/Attaching_to_rope_by_karabiner.pdf

http://www.paci.com.au/downloads_public/risk/14_Protocols_rope-attach-methods.pdf
^ Read the first two paragraphs.
... not showing 56 replies to this topic ...
Register as a New User or login to gain full access to the forums. Registration is quick and completely free.
If you are definitely logged on, press Ctrl+F5 keys to reload this page [read more]

Unregistered users can only read messages in the most recent topics.

This topic has been archived, and won't accept reply postings.

My Forums