Tying off the GRIGRI to have your hands free - Petzl Norway

Tying off the GRIGRI to have your hands free


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When you want to have your hands free to perform a manipulation, tie-off the GRIGRI. Make sure to correctly lock the tie-off. You may let go of the brake side of the rope only when the device is tied off.