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You can rap from the first anchor on a 60m rope with this much left over--perfect!
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Meredith Moseley
Feb 28, 2011
You can rap from the first anchor on a 60m rope with this much left over--perfect!  
Robert Hall
North Conway, NH
Robert Hall   North Conway, NH  
One needs to wonder if the "60m" rope might, in fact, be 60m (=197 ft) or [as is more likely] something like 206 -208 ft (cut long). Ropes shrink. Apr 20, 2017
John Wilder
Las Vegas, NV
John Wilder   Las Vegas, NV
For those unfamiliar with Red Rock- tying a knot can cause more trouble than its worth due to the nature of the rock.

Being aware of the risks/terrain/etc and mitigating for those risks is what every climber should do- like many other things people claim you should 'always' do, tying knots in the end of your rope is situational. This situation, imho, isn't one of them. May 3, 2016
Scott Hutchings
Midlothian, VA
Scott Hutchings   Midlothian, VA
I believe what they are trying to convey is that tying a knot takes about 5 seconds of time. Rapping off of untied lines is a prominent issue in the climbing world. It's always good practice to form safe behavioral methods that then turn into habit which can one day save your life. May 2, 2016

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