Passing rebelays when ascending ropes - Petzl Netherlands
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Passing rebelays when ascending ropes

Ascending a rope is quite physical and sometimes long; it is therefore necessary to be efficient and organized when passing rebelays, in order to limit fatigue.

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.

1. Push the BASIC up just under the knot. Do not jam it against the knot, to leave room for opening the cam.

While standing in the footloop:

- Connect to the anchor with the short lanyard

- Remove the CROLL

Push the BASIC up just under the knot, tether to the anchor and remove the CROLL

2. Hang from the lanyard and reposition the CROLL above the anchor.

Hang from the lanyard and reposition the CROLL above the anchor

3. Move the BASIC above the CROLL. Transfer your weight to the ascenders by taking up the slack rope under the CROLL. Make sure that they are locking. Remove the lanyard and continue your rope ascent. The rope is free for the others.

Transfer the BASIC. Transfer your weight to the ascenders. Remove the lanyard and continue your rope ascent.

 

Tip

Starting on an angled rope: put a leg over the rope to make its angle parallel to the CROLL's rope channel.

Tip for starting on an angled rope