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revised What do I do if I lose my belay plate?
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Mar
21
comment What do I do if I lose my belay plate?
@Ben I agree with Liam: it would be good to add that method as an answer. Apparently I don't remember it correctly. Three ovals is a lot more reasonable.
Mar
21
comment What do I do if I lose my belay plate?
@BenCrowell (1) I'm pretty sure I remember FotH saying that you must use oval carabiners for that setup. How many people are carrying six ovals these days? (2) There are several options to add friction to a Munter; one is extra turns on the spine as linked in the answer above; another is the "Super Munter.".
Mar
20
comment What do I do if I lose my belay plate?
Nice self Q&A. +1 on both. :-)
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20
comment What do I do if I lose my belay plate?
@BenCrowell I remember seeing that in that book. I can't remember if it is supposed to be superior to the HMS; do you? I remember thinking that it would be easier to carry a second ATC than enough ovals to set that up.
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comment What precautions are needed for caving
Could you give some examples of the kind of footwear that works best for caving?
Mar
14
comment Painful leather hiking boots - persevere or give up?
Would you please try to provide the name of this product?
Mar
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