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Several options depending on climb, area, ethics, and anchor type. Leader gets lowered from anchor by belayer and follower cleans. This is the fastest and most efficient. (google endless arguments on lowering in mountain project) For an easy to clean route, the leader raps and cleans without pulling rope out of draws - rope left thru draws. Also for an ...


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It depends, but I have made a habit to always leave the rope in the draws if I rapell from the anchors of a route. There is a good reason for this. On some routes it is easier to clean the draws if you pulled the rope through. On other routes it is easier if you left it in. However, the inconvenience of having the rope in the draws, rapping down on a ...


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A friend just sent me a link to an article (unfortunately only available in German), which warns that the protective layer of the carabiner that comes with the Click-Up may delevop sharp edges, causing severe damage to the rope. The pilling I observe on my rope looks pretty similar to what is shown in the photo there (although probably every rope with a lot ...


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