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SKILLS

Belaying: pay attention!

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02/07/2015

Colin Struthers reckons you have a bad attitude.
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GEAR

Belay and abseil devices for climbing

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27/08/2014

A belay device is often the first hardware purchased by the eager new climber. It allows you to hold a falling partner, lower them safely and even abseil if required. Find out about the different kinds of devices.
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SKILLS

Tech skills: spot a bad bolt

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14/12/2011

You're cranking it out, going for the onsight. But what's in the rock, stopping you from hitting the deck? The UK has an assortment of bolts; from old to new, hand-made to manufactured. Can you tell the difference?
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SKILLS

Belaying & Abseiling leaflet

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27/06/2011

The new edition of the BMC's belaying and abseiling leaflet has some important changes.
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SKILLS

New belaying film

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11/08/2007

The third in our series of safety & skills web films covers belaying.
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GEAR

Climb skills: Ropes & belay devices

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05/03/2006

Like many climbers I’m a jack-of-all-trades. I climb trad, sport, big walls, winter routes, boulders and plastic. I own half and single ropes ranging from 8mm to 10.5mm, and a selection of belay devices to suit. Currently a Reverso, Reversino and GriGri fight for space in the bag.
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