A report considering the use of Screw Bolts in soft rock for temporary anchors.
I have heard many justifications for the choice of a Figure-of-9 knot over the Figure-of-8 knot and they normally come down to: “Easier to untie after heavy loading”; “Stronger” (maintain more of the strength of the host
The term ‘redundant’ is used with roping systems however I often wonder how much thought is truly put into this concept. By definition, a redundant component of a system is one that is not needed. A system
Most people now acknowledge that perfectly equalised anchors are virtually impossible to achieve, especially once a system is subjected to any significant loading. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not
Rope climbing competitions have traditionally been a fun part of roping conferences and events. These events are simple. The fastest time recorded for climbing a defined length of vertical rope is the winner. Sometimes there are subtle