Al­ways carry the fol­low­ing items for rap­pelling:

Climbing - - CLINICS GUIDE'S TIP -

De­scent-con­trol de­vice, like an ATC, with a guide-mode op­tion

1 me­ter of 5mm or 6mm cordelette to use as a “third hand”

Per­sonal an­chor sys­tem for clip­ping in at sta­tions

An ex­tra prusik (1–1.5 me­ter cord) for rope as­cent

2–4 shoul­der slings (leg loops)

Cordelette (to re­place tat)

Be­lay knife for cut­ting tat or a stuck or dam­aged rope

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