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Building a brilliant belay

Here are a few quick videos that detail the steps to building a belay that can be suited to your situation. These cover 3 types of belays, in reach anchors with the rope, out of reach anchors with a rope and a sling anchor.

This first video takes a look at the different ways of tying the all important clove hitch, required for belay building.

Video no. 2 takes a look at out of reach anchors. A good type of belay to learn to build when starting out. Initially make sure you can perfect one type of belay before learning all the variations.

Video 3 looks at in reach anchors.

Video 4 is anchors built with a sling.

We hope these were useful, dont hesitate to ask any technical questions you are unsure about.


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