The Petzl RopeTrip is coming soon! We have put together a special selection of technical tips for the occasion. These tips are more than a review of the basics; they may give you some insight into the competition... So, are you up for the challenge?
Tip n° 1
Before you do anything, remember to carry out a PARTNER CHECK prior to starting each event
What to look for:
- Helmet: properly positioned on the head, chinstrap attached
- Harness: webbing straps adjusted and stowed under elastic retainers, carabiners locked, lanyards properly installed on harness, CROLL cam closed, ASAP correctly connected to the fall-arrest attachment point on harness.
Check that you have all the equipment required for the challenge ready on your harness.
Tip n° 2
Review the classic move: passing a re-belay on the ascent
Tip n° 4
Optimize your hauling by studying efficiency based on the device used at the head of the system
Tip n° 5
Rescue techniques: Do you know how to rescue a victim suspended on a long rope?