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Quickdraw - Climbing - About.com
Two carabiners attached onto opposite ends of a strong sewn sling. Quickdraws, clipped into a piece of protection like a bolt, nut, or cam, allow the rope to run ...
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Use Quickdraws on Sport Anchors for Rigging Top-Ropes - Climbing
Use quickdraws on the bolt anchors on sport climbing routes to rig top-ropes for your buddies. Using your own gear lessens the wear on permanent hardware ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/sportclimbing/a/SportAnchors1.htm
All About Quickdraws: Essential Rock Climbing Equipment
Quickdraws, simply sewn slings with two carabiners, are an essential and indispensable piece of equipment used by rock climbers, ice climbers, and ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/climbinggear/a/All-About-Quickdraws-Essential-Climbing-Equipment.htm
Essential Sport Climbing Gear & Equipment - About.com
Here's all the basic equipment you need to go sport climbing, including a rope, quickdraws, locking carabiners, and personal gear.
http://climbing.about.com/od/cliimbingtechniques/a/SportClGear.htm
How to Clip Into Bolts: Learn 2 Types of Clips - Climbing - About.com
Clipping into bolts and quickdraws while you lead a route is an important sport climbing technique. Learn more about clipping bolts, redpoint and pinkpoint ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/sportclimbing/a/How-To-Clip-Into-Bolts-Learn-2-Types-Of-Clips.htm
9 Steps to Safely Lower Off a Sport Climb - Bolt Anchors - Climbing
If someone else is going to climb the route after you, all you need to do is to clip into the anchor bolts with quickdraws or a sling with locking carabiners and ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/sportclimbing/a/9-Steps-To-Safely-Lower-Off-A-Sport-Climb.htm
Climbing Slings - The 5 Basic Types - About.com
The result is called a quickdraw, which is used to attach a climbing rope to a piece of gear and the rock, allowing it to run more freely than if the rope was clipped ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/climbinggear/a/SlingTypes.htm
Worn Carabiners Cut Climbing Ropes -- Sport Climbing Safety Tips
Fixed quickdraws, common on hard routes around the United States, allow a climber to pink-point a route, that is climb it without clipping his own gear to the ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/climbinggear/a/Worn-Carabiners-Cut-Climbing-Ropes.htm
Speed Climbing Tip #9 -- Rack Climbing Gear on a Shoulder Sling
By having it all racked together on a gear sling, you also avoid the possibility of dropping cams, nuts, and quickdraws during the hand-off. If there's a difference in  ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/speedclimbing/a/SpeedTip9.htm
How to Clean Carabiners -- Caring for Climbing Equipment
We carry racks of quickdraws, two carabiners attached at either end of a short sewn sling, attached to the gear loops on our harness. We use them clip into bolts ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/climbinggear/a/CleanCarabiners.htm
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