Participant must put on a harness correctly, per the specifications of the harness manufacturer. Climber – Participant must demonstrate how to properly clip the climbing-side rope to the belay-loop side of their harness.
Participant must properly set up an approved brake assisted belay device per manufacturers’ specifications.
Participant must demonstrate a proficiency in top-rope belaying. The belayer’s brake hand must remain in constant control of the brake strand of the rope. Belayer must immediately and properly catch at least two simulated top-rope falls and lower them safely while keeping the brake hand below the belay device.
Participant must provide a double-check that carabiners are locked and attached correctly to the harness and equipment.
By SessionAdmin|2022-06-23T05:13:45+00:00April 21, 2022|Get Oriented|Comments Off on WHAT IS REQUIRED IN THE TOP-ROPE BELAY TEST?