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Belaying a lead with the Cinch & Gri-Gri
Belaying a lead with the Cinch & Gri-Gri
Setup for top-rope soloing with the Petzl Basic ascender.
BETA PHOTO: Setup for top-rope soloing with the Petzl Basic as...
Setup for top-rope soloing with the Petzl Basic ascender.
BETA PHOTO: Setup for top-rope soloing with the Petzl Basic as...
Setup for top-rope soloing with the Petzl Basic ascender.
BETA PHOTO: Setup for top-rope soloing with the Petzl Basic as...
Tyrolean Traverse Set-up <br /> <br />-Petzl Tandem Pulley on the bottom <br />-Petzl Mini Traxion on top, for progress capture <br />
BETA PHOTO: Tyrolean Traverse Set-up

-Petzl Tandem Pulley on ...
Tyrolean Traverse Set-up II <br /> <br />-For heavier climbers, climbers with a backpack, and long traverses, I add a chest harness to the setup (The BD Vario Chest harness is excellent--in this photo, we've improvised with a sewn runner)
BETA PHOTO: Tyrolean Traverse Set-up II

-For heavier climbers...
This is the setup that I routinely use when I have built a top-rope anchor that is extended some distance over an edge and I need to rappel that route.  I, in effect, rappel a separate strand of rope (using the munter) to get to the extended masterpoint.  I pre-rig the rappel on the actual climbing rope, before I begin descending with the munter.
BETA PHOTO: This is the setup that I routinely use when I have...
Extending the cordelette.
BETA PHOTO: Extending the cordelette.
My typical Joshua Tree top-rope anchor
BETA PHOTO: My typical Joshua Tree top-rope anchor
Petzl MiniTraxion device, my preferred device for top-rope soloing.
Petzl MiniTraxion device, my preferred device for ...
Rap rings recovered from the namesake tree atop Pine Line, in Yosemite.
Rap rings recovered from the namesake tree atop Pi...