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Descending on one strand with additional braking

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.

Ease of descent depends on the wear on the device, on the rope used, and on the load. Using a braking carabiner helps avoid being surprised by the descent speed, for example on a new, thin rope.

The braking carabiner helps provide better descent control.

The FREINO is a carabiner designed for this purpose. The braking spur should face toward you.

Descending on one strand with additional braking.

Descending on one strand with additional braking from a FREINO.With a FREINO

With a braking carabiner