Test Reports Archive
A new set of tests checking the strength of some Nylon and Dyneema climbing slings which are more than 10 years old.
One piece of information often lacking in discussion of the Petzl ASAP is just how much rope is needed below the device to be sure it catches during a fall.
Absorbica L64 & L57 energy absorbers. How far do they extend? What is the force required to "tear" them open?
A test looking at the effect of a fall on the rope below the victim's chest ascender.
Last month I published the test report: Pulley + rope efficiency. As with most tests, I was left with even more questions. The key observation was that measured pulley efficiency varies significantly (up to 10%)