How to ascend a tensioned line

How to ascend a tensioned line

This question comes via JD Buchanan.You may need to ascend a tensioned line, like a guided rappel to fix something at the top anchor, or to assist a stuck teammate in the middle of the guided rappel. The two photos should give you a good idea on how to rig your...
Releasable to Tails Up Efficient Transition

Releasable to Tails Up Efficient Transition

Rigging releasable for team/clients on temporary rigging, and transitioning to retrievable rigging for last person/lead/guide. Use case: There are a couple of cases throughout the Colorado plateau where you need to use retrievable-rigging, in combination with...
Canyoneering Terminology Translations

Canyoneering Terminology Translations

I got this book (photo) from Rich Carlson some years ago. Great information for traveling around the world canyoneering, mountaineering, or just climbing. But probably more useful for training, assessing and understanding the latest developments in ropework. CGI has...