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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRUSIK LOOP» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRUSIK LOOP»
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Alpine Climbing: Techniques to Take You Higher
Backing up the rappel using a prusik loop The method we describe here both
backs up your rappel and prepares an easy way to get your hands free in mid-
descent to deal with any snarls or problems. This method involves minimal fuss
Mark Houston, Kathy Cosley, 2004
Technical Rescue: Rope Rescue: Rope Rescue, Levels I and II
Once a prusik loop is tied, it should remain tied even after repetitive loading. It
should only be untied for inspection and then retied and loaded by a competent
person. How long should a prusik loop be? This is the most common question
M. Matthews, Jeff Matthews, 2009
Prusik. loops. A prusik loop is a very useful piece of kit, with two being carried for
more advanced techniques. It is commonly used for protecting an abseil, and can
also be used in a simple hauling system to get your partner over a hard section ...
Pete Hill, 2013
Guide to Climbing
One must be as close to the anchor as possible and the other as close to the
climber as possible, given the length of the prusik loop and accessibility of the
rope itself. The prusik loop used to escape from the system can usually double up
Tony Lourens, 2005
The Complete Guide to Climbing and Mountaineering
Bring the long tail end of the prusik loop up and through the smaller eye and back
down again along the line of the rope in the direction that it is to be loaded. A
karabiner can be attached to this loop for connection to whatever system you are
Pete Hill, 2008
It accomplishes the same purpose, but many people find that the klemheist can
be tied more quickly than the Prusik. In addition, if you are using a sewn runner
instead of a Prusik loop, the klemheist tends to operate more easily than a Prusik.
Timothy W. Kidd, Wilderness Education Association (U.S.), Jennifer Hazelrigs, 2009
Sport Climbing: Techniques for climbing bolted routes
Fashioned with a prusik loop, the joining knot tied to form the loop should be kept
away from the wraps around the main rope, otherwise the holding power of the
hitch could be compromised. The prusik loop is neatly wrapped around the rope
Pete Hill, 2013
The Hillwalker's Guide to Mountaineering: Essential Skills ...
Now manipulate both knots tight. To Make a French Prusik Simply wrap your
prusik loop round your rope. You will need at least three turns. Ensure that the
knotted part of the prusik loop is at the bottom. Ensure the twists are evenly
spread and ...
Terry Adby, Stuart Johnston, 2013
International Handbook of Technical Mountaineering
O A place that is convenient to clip the prusik loop is on to a leg loop, and this
practice has continued for many years. However, anyone considering using this
method should be aware of two major problems. Firstly, if the abseiler is rendered
Pete Hill, 2006
It's growing from between the two rocks that form this overhang ... pretty strange.”
Cameron threaded his abseiling device with the rope, tied off and then undid his
prusik loop attached to the shackle. “See you downstairs.” Within a few moments
Christopher J. Holcroft, 2008
5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRUSIK LOOP»
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Top tips for your first multi-pitch adventure
Always back up your belay device with a prusik loop. Tie knots into the ends of your ropes to ensure that you cannot abseil off them; people have died after ... «British Mountaineering Council, Jul 14»
Pre-Sewn Prusik Loops eliminate use of knots.
December 2, 2013 - Constructed from kernmantle rope, DBI-SALA Rollgliss® Technical Rescue Pre-Sewn Prusik Loops provide sliding hitch that is ready for ... «ThomasNet News, Dec 13»
Capital Safety launches its new pre-sewn prusik links for fall protection
Designed to eliminate the use of knots that could work their way free and cause safety issues, the new range of pre-sewn prusik loops is constructed from high ... «Ferret, Nov 13»
Headout: Tree Toppers
A 50-foot vertical ascent into the tree canopy using a Prusik loop or another approved hitch and the footlock rope-climbing method. It's basically like climbing a ... «Willamette Week, Jun 13»
Climb skills: how to abseil
To make a French prusik wrap the prusik loop around the control rope four or five times. Clip both ends with a karabiner and attach that to the leg loop of your ... «British Mountaineering Council, Jun 12»
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