Trad efficiency

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Tristan
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Re: Trad efficiency

Post by Tristan » Thu Jan 22, 2015 7:55 am

So no takers for free beer? :-(

OldSmelly, I kinda class your equalisomething in the same class as a cordelette

Snort, interestingly enough, depending on who and what I am climbing I actually rarely carry a cordelette (I.E use the method)....but it is more efficient and definitely "safer" given the advantages it allows for in the number of scenario's it covers

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Re: Trad efficiency

Post by NatureBoi » Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:50 am

Maybe http://www.rammountain.co.za/ can set up a competition at the tradathon (http://www.on-the-edge.co.za/page/black ... hon-2015-1) for the quickest stance build?

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Re: Trad efficiency

Post by johannlanz » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:23 am

Very cool. Brilliant explanation. What knot do you use on the master point?

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Re: Trad efficiency

Post by Nic Le Maitre » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:35 am

Usually I use an overhand knot. With all the strands of rope in the knot it will be easy to undo and a figure-8 uses much, much more rope to tie.
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Re: Trad efficiency

Post by Sam » Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:12 pm

[quote]Cormac I can meet you at CR and show you one or two tricks sometime. We can make a video and post it[/quote]

Did this all just pass you by or am I the only one with my mind in the gutter?

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Re: Trad efficiency

Post by SNORT » Mon Feb 02, 2015 12:50 pm

I shall be at CityROCK from around 5pm till 6pm today 2 feb 2015 and can demonstrate some techniques regarding trad efficiency and safety if anyone is interested.

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