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Carabiners - Climbing - About.com
Carabiners are a basic and essential piece of equipment that you use every time you go rock climbing. A carabiner, the work horse of a climber's rack of gear, ...
Locking Carabiners -- All About Essential Climbing Equipment
Locking carabiners are essential climbing equipment that keep you safe on the rocks. Learn all about locking carabiners, auto-locking carabiners, screw-gate ...
Carabiner - Climbing - About.com
Definition of Carabiner, a climbing equipment word for a metal link with a spring- loaded gate.
Locking Carabiner - Climbing - About.com
A carabiner with a gate that be either locked with a screw sleeve or with an auto- locking sleeve, allowing for more security than a regular carabiner. Locking ...
How to Clean Carabiners -- Caring for Climbing Equipment
You're at your local sport crag and a couple of the gates on your carabiners are sticky. They creak open and don't snap shut like they should. It makes you a bit ...
The Carabiner Brake Method — Learn How to Rappel - Climbing
How do you rappel if you drop your rappel device on a rock climb? The best way to get down is by using the carabiner brake method. Learn all about the ...
Rack Cams & Carabiners to Save Weight - Climbing - About.com
How you rack your cams on your gear sling depends on the type of route you're climbing. Learn here if you should rack cams on their own carabiners or double ...
How to Rig a Carabiner Brake - Emergency Rappelling - Climbing
Learn how to rig a carabiner brake so you can safely rappel off a climb if you accidently drop, lose, or forget your rappel device.
Step 4 How to Rig a Carabiner Brake -- Emergency Rappelling ...
The fourth step to rigging a carabiner brake is clip two brake carabiners across the frame of carabiners and below the bight of rope. Tighten up and you're ready  ...
Worn Carabiners Cut Climbing Ropes -- Sport Climbing Safety Tips
Carabiners that are worn and sharpened by a climbing rope passing over them are extremely dangerous, especially for sport climbers who fall on them.
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