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Blocks ... was: Strength of Rapid Links/rap rings

Discussion in 'Archives - Yahoo Canyons Group' started by Rich Carlson, Feb 13, 2008.

  1. Rich Carlson

    Rich Carlson Guest

    --- In Yahoo Canyons Group, "beadysee" <beadysee@...> wrote:
    I'm still trying to understand the need to biner block when your > main rope is long enough for a double rope rappel at either of those > points, or, you have enough rope to rig double at either of those > points. Just seems to add risk, to me.

    Blocks (biners and others) are tools that can be used to solve problems. If you're not faced with a problem that calls for a block – water, short rope, etc. – go double if you're more comfortable with it.
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