Using the GRIGRI/GRIGRI + with a low stretch kernmantel rope
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GRIGRI and GRIGRI + may be used with a low stretch kernmantel rope, with certain limitations on use:
Observe the recommended rope diameter range (8.5 to 11 mm)
Usage limited to top-rope belaying only. Warning: be sure to correctly identify low stretch kernmantel ropes to avoid any risk of confusion with a dynamic rope.
Ensure you keep the rope taut between the climber and the belayer.