Many teams train with tall Artificial High Directionals (AHDs). Tall AHDs are not only more difficult to stabilise but also expose teams to greater risks in the event of tipping. An article on this subject is published here.
There is often discussion about the relative merits of carrying a knife on your harness. The reasons normally centre around freeing a “stuck” abseiler. The proposed use of the knife is either by the stuck abseiler or by