UKC forum


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This topic has been archived, and won't accept reply postings.

Topic - OI NEWS: VIDEO: Carabiners and Potential Rope Damage

DMM Video, 4 kbAn important consideration when using quickdraws is being totally consistent in which carabiner of the pair is used for connecting into the protection and which is used for connecting to the rope.

This is because some types of protection, especially old steel pegs and steel plate bolts, can damage the inner surface of the relatively soft aluminium carabiner when loaded, leaving small rough burrs and score-marks.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/news.php?id=4272

... not showing 10 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This topic has been archived, and won't accept reply postings.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