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SELF-LOCKING JOINT – PRUSIK – Prusikowanie

SELF-LOCKING JOINT – PRUSIK

Self-tightening knots are tied with a rope. They grip very tightly under load, and when they are relaxed, they can be moved on it. Prusik is one of the types of such a knot. You can get attached to it …

Climbing – the zapper – passing the sling

Even the simplest climb can be life threatening. The most experienced mountaineers sometimes get stuck in the rock, fall off the wall or seek help from mountain rescuers. The advanced climbing techniques outlined below require a lot of skill, as is the approach …

The basics of climbing

If you are a newbie, you should only climb with an experienced partner, which will belay you with the rope from above. But there may be a situation, when you have no choice but to stand in front of a rock wall. Before you start climbing, take a close look at the sculpture …

Safe climbing – grips and steps

When traveling in wild terrain, you should climb only then, when the obstacle cannot be circumvented or otherwise avoided. Also, you should never attempt to climb alone; in the event of a fall or injury, there will be no one, who could call for help …

Safe climbing – insurance

Belaying involves insuring your partner with a rope. In the event of falling from the rock, the belayer blocks the rope, on which the climber hangs.
Insurance, also known as a belayer, must set up a safety position, that is, attach yourself to the wall yes, not to fall off when braking …

Folding the tent

Folding the tent

By folding the tent, each element should be carefully packed in the right place, so that when you break it up again, you can easily find it. If you are taking a bivouac in the rain, try to pack all parts of the tent as quickly as possible, especially the bedroom, which …

Putting up a tent

Putting up a tent

When choosing a place to camp, we decide at the same time, where we will set up the tent, taking into account the location of other important points of the camp and paying attention to the safety of our temporary shelter. In the beginning it should be established, which way the entrance should face and how …

Connecting ropes and cross-tying

Connecting ropes

1 When connecting the ropes, appropriate knots should be used, which, when working under tension, for example, will not resolve themselves. One of these knots is the sheath. You start tying it by making loops at the ends of both ropes.

2 Then one loop …

Handling the rope

The rope serves many purposes, but one must be able to use and care for it. Safety rope (climbing) can be used to retrieve a buried car, but you have to remember, that then it loses its flexibility and strength. Therefore, it will not provide in the future …