What is the RAD SYSTEM used for? - Petzl United Kingdom

What is the RAD SYSTEM used for?

Kit with thin hyperstatic cord for rappelling, crevasse rescue and roped glacier travel.


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The RAD SYSTEM can be carried when the anticipated situation does not require the use of a dynamic rope.

Its light weight and small size allow this minimal kit to be carried on trips of low technical difficulty, offering a means of protection in escape situations, or when negotiating obstacles on the descent.