Video - How to make a Prusik loop for a rappel backup?
This video explains how to make a Prusik loop for a rappel backup.
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You will need 1.5 m of cord (6 mm diameter). The cord diameter must be adjusted depending on the diameter of the rappel rope: there must be a sufficient difference in diameter between the Prusik and your rappel rope.