Descending on one strand with additional braking
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Ease of descent depends on the wear on the device, on the rope used, and on the load. Using a braking carabiner helps avoid being surprised by the descent speed, for example on a new, thin rope.
The braking carabiner helps provide better descent control.
The FREINO is a carabiner designed for this purpose. The braking spur should face toward you.
With a FREINO
With a braking carabiner