Dismantling: second belay point and evacuation system on the ZIGZAG in single mode with CHICANE - Petzl Luxembourg
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Dismantling: second belay point and evacuation system on the ZIGZAG in single mode with CHICANE

The ZIGZAG rope can be choked around the trunk, or be choked with a friction hitch. So the ZIGZAG is in single mode and must be used with the CHICANE auxiliary brake.

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.



Note: in this document the name ZIGZAG means either the ZIGZAG or ZIGZAG PLUS models.

During cutting operations, the arborist must use two belay systems.

The positioning lanyard is the first system.

The ZIGZAG, installed on a choked anchor, serves as the belay system as well as the evacuation system.

Remember

The ZIGZAG is not designed for working in single mode without an auxiliary brake.

The ZIGZAG is not designed for working in single mode without an auxiliary brake, 1/2
The ZIGZAG is not designed for working in single mode without an auxiliary brake, 2/2
The ZIGZAG is not designed for working in single mode without an auxiliary brake, 1/2
The ZIGZAG is not designed for working in single mode without an auxiliary brake, 2/2

Descent

To recover your equipment, connect the other end of the rope to the "choke" carabiner.