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Definition of Climbing Equipment Word



A quickdraw is two carabiners connected by a sewn sling.

Stewart M. Green


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 smoothly and away from the rock, reducing rope drag . Quickdraws are an important piece of gear for sport climbing.

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