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Sorry, you are correct!
I meant the leader leading in blocks, as my partner often does
Because I am old, fat, and chicken
Double ended rope bags can be handy for alternating/swinging leads on long routes with hanging stations where the belay rope is being bagged.
hmmm what is the current simplest method for posting pictures?
A couple of years ago we did some tensile testing of 'canyon style' webbing anchors, like these.
As long as the webbing utilized is one inch tubular...
About the simplest (legal) thing we have come up with is a VERY good friend with a high clearance 4X4 and
time on their hands.
Drive up the gnarly...
Highly recommend calling for the extension- so the over-stressed rangers know what you are up to at least.
Every canyon has a PRICE, and in...
Lake many (most?) canyons, conditions and difficulty in Ice Cube...
Depends totally on rainfall.
Extremely dry and hot for a while now.
Ice Cube is awesome when full of water, as in a total blast, like a junior...
Is that a STATIC rope?
Attire? eagle scouts?
Tib-fib break for the lead guy for sure- "never pull when everyone else is pushing"
The prerequisite for doing most technical sports "light and fast" is something that won't fit in your pack:
Don't forget to test wearing your loaded pack.
Two cents worth:
The way that webbing wears has taken a while for me comprehend, visually.
Most of us (old climber types) are more accustomed to...
killin' it man!
Here on planet earth there are about 1.5 Billion (with a B) cows
Or roughly one cow for every five people.
Has anyone considered that that is just a...
Just HAD to chime in.
Tom does a great job summarizing canyon pack design ( and building superior canyon packs)
No surprise there: he happens to be...
misunderstanding of what "camping" means...
hot cutting the technora sheath may not work
A flexible cement like vinyl cement or thru the roof cement will avoid making
another 'rope sticking...