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My suggestion would be to use your long sling and place three carabiners with clove hitches into it. This offers the following advantages: With the clove hitches you could adjust the entire assembly to the ideal length. The sling is not in danger of getting damaged by the hangers You minimize single points of failure (Apart from the third carabiner and ...


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It is hard to tell from the photo exactly how the carabiner would be loaded if clipped directly to the bolts. I think of cross loading as when the carabiner is weighted along the minor (short) axis. I wouldn't use the term cross loading when a carabiner gets weighted over an edge or weird bump in the rock. In general, if you do not feel confident in the ...


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Because I trust my biners way more than I trust a sling threaded though bolts, I consider a relying on (my) single biner safer than the above set up. With the hardware visible to me in that picture I would make a single point anchor using two biners, sling and one bolt, and back it up with the sling though the other bolt providing redundancy. Effectively ...


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Webbing/cord and bolts I always learned that bolts and any kind of webbing or cord is a no-go. Even if the edges are not sharp the webbing/cord is bent around a very small radius which weakens it significantly. Today there is one new option: Kevlar cords. These can be used directly in bolts, as they are very abrasion resistant. So if you have any with ...



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