/ Abseiling with 2 ropes
If not what do you use as a back up ?
What about abbing on a rope each , ie one climber on one ,one climber
on the other seen it on a ice climbing vid but never heard off any one
doing it . Any one here done this ???
yes. with a guide in Oz.
it is easy enough to use both ropes through your belay device backed up with a prusik.
> on the other seen it on a ice climbing vid but never heard off any one
> doing it . Any one here done this ???
It's a good way to kill yourself if you cock it up. For a discussion, see
Abseiling death in Costa Blanca http://www.ukclimbing.com/forums/t.php?t=541176
however i would save it for a last resort as there are a fair few ways of getting it wrong and most could be fatal
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