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TR Self belay backup options 20-Feb-2015 At 8:28:58 AM deadbudgy
On 19/02/2015 capt_planit wrote:
>No mention of the Camp Lift Ascender as yet, so I'm going to chime in.
>I don't bother with the chest harness and do weight the line (just the
>rope itself or a water bottle will do). Only isssue is when you fall the
>ascender can get roughed up between you and the wall. Backup line I just
>clove to at rests, on my leg loop, so yeah, I'm going to die!!! All rope
>soloists should read this thread I think. Information is limited but the takeaway is to
>watch out for that chest harness.

That accident was a lead climbing roped solo fall. This is a significantly more hazardous pursuit than the TR techniques being discussed here.

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