Members: Managing Edge Friction

There are many improvised and proprietary options for both protecting ropes and managing friction over edges. Rope access technicians have opted historically for simple, light weight solutions that provide protection

Rescue Tripods ‘Falling Over’

Rescue tripods ‘falling over’. Natural, improvised, and purpose built high directionals are used to manage loads over edges and through openings.  They can make otherwise impossible tasks possible. There are now many

Members: Three-way Loading

Three-way loading of carabiners. This issue is often presented as black-and-white and is rarely given much consideration.  Most users know that manufacturers warn against certain loadings but what does this