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Canyoneering 108a - solo canyoneering scenario

Discussion in 'Tech Tips and Gear' started by ratagonia, May 20, 2018.

  1. Nick Smolinske

    Nick Smolinske

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    One solution would be to leave the 40 foot rope in the canyon. Not ideal, but could be a safer option than dropping a weighted pack onto yourself. Fix the 40 ft to the anchor, tie a rap ring to the end and rappel down. Rig the 120 ft off of the rap ring and transfer onto it (same technique as passing a knot in a single rope). Pull the 120', then when you get out of the canyon make your friend who mis-informed you about the beta go run the canyon again and retrieve the rope you left there.

    Thanks for providing some midnight entertainment for my insomnia, Tom.
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