Lowering with the GRIGRI on the harness, using a directional - Petzl Other
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Lowering with the GRIGRI on the harness, using a directional

Warnings

  • Read the technical notice before viewing the following techniques.
  • It is important to fully understand the information provided in the technical notice before using this complementary information
  • Mastering these techniques requires training.
  • Consult a professional before attempting to perform these techniques on your own.

Install the rope in the GRIGRI, making sure to place it in the device in the right direction. Connect the GRIGRI to the harness with a locking carabiner. Lock the carabiner. 

Pass the climber side of the rope through a directional carabiner, placed above the belay anchor. 

Pass the climber side of the rope through a directional carabiner.

The belayer takes up slack. The climber, hanging on the rope, is ready to descend. 

The belayer pulls the handle while holding the brake side of the rope. Never let go of the brake side of the rope.

Lowering