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The 3 components of a safely tied knot are
Dress--Make sure all parts of the rope are in the right place and the rope doesn't cross itself unnecessarily.
Set
3-6" Tail
Belay comes from the nautical term meaning
To hold fast
The 3 elements that must comprise all belay systems are
Friction
Position--Body needs to be braced toward the direction of the pull. ABC's?
Anchor--Fixed point of attachment
Never take your
breakhand off the rope...ever
Dynamic Belay
Allows rope to slip while absorbing energy and limiting forces
Static Belay
One without any rope slip
BARK
Buckel
Anchor
Rappel Device
Knot
Off Belay
Slack, Up Rope, Falling
Take Me
Transferring, watching, squeeze check, thank you.
Belay's Off
Gotcha
When lowering someone
Make sure both hands are on the break
Make sure climber weighs the rope
Use proper commands