/ Equalising with a girth hitch
There’s a recent video on ukc which shows a girth hitch being used to equalise a belay with multiple anchors. Do many people use this method?
Looks quick and tidy but just doesn’t seem secure and I’ve never seen anyone use it. Wouldn’t the strands slip through if one was cut or a bit of protection fail?
link to article?
If he linked to the video you could read the previous discussion
Thanks, yes that one.
I saw the same video, and used it in anger for the first time last week. It's great. If you think it will slip, rig one near the ground, take a piece out and hang on it. It doesn't.
Actually, the previous discussion thread is here:
or via the direct forum link here:
Some interesting points from jimtitt over there.
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