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Climbing Equipment Belay Devices CLIMBING - EQUIPMENT - Belay Devices


Belay BugBelay Devices
are simple and when correctly used and in conjunction with a large screw-gate karabiner and with a climbing rope this helps to increase the friction at the point of belay, thus stopping the fall or reducing the fall. They can either be a Anka, Bug, Betterbrake, Variable Controller and a Cardiac arrester. There are normal two [2] slots so that a single or double rope belaying can be used.

You can also use a Tuber, Belay Plate with spring [Original belay device] and a Belay Plate without the spring.

Variable ControllerBelay plates can also be used to abseil, it is advisable to use a descender if you are planning to do big abseils.

Always check the devices and the karabiner used for any sharp edges thus preventing the rope from being damaged. The belayer must be taught correctly how to feed the rope through these devices and what to do if there is a fall.

Always seek advice from the specialist outlets.

 

Disclaimer - Climbing, Fell Walking, Mountaineering, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Watersports and other Activities can be extremely dangerous and can result in permanent disability or even loss of life. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own involvement and Lake District Let's Go can not be held responsible. Always seek advice and information.

 

 

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