In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Marina (rope) amarrar(rope) (in mountaineering) asegurar
- Also at this point, a telephone cable may be found belayed to a rock.
- Sticking your hook in and belaying the metre and a half of line that is securely karabinered to a strong point on your BC will allow you to add a little buoyancy and fly in the current, with your hands free to work your camera if required.
- I realised that the sump rope was belayed some 4m from the end of the sump, and so I'd crossed the sump pool under water.
- Paul Saffo, it turns out, has a past as a technical climber, so he belayed Alexander down the cliff.
- So, I asked him what he weighed to decide whether or not I should be anchoring myself to the ground to belay him.
- He eventually got it and scrambled to some anchors before belaying Suzanne from the top of the climb.
- I could feel my pulse in my neck as Steve began belaying Alan up the first 15-20 feet of the climb.
- This was fine for less than vertical, easy trad and sport climbs, but as the rock got steeper, and the falls more frequent, we found a huge problem with belaying this way.
- The rope can be belayed back to the pinnacle with a sling.
- So I climbed back 10m and found somewhere safe for belaying.
- ‘Pull up some slack, please,’ she yelled at Lori, belaying her.
- The first pitch requires a 20 metre rope with a pull-back line, and is belayed in an alcove round to the right which is a little awkward to get into.
- For a few nights I kept having a nightmare, where I was rockclimbing, and Rowan was belaying me.
- He secured the cylinder containing the mechanism to belay more of the spider silk rope to his belt.
- The second climber below is attached to the lead climber, and it's his or her job to belay the lead climber in case of a fall.
- By performing an entertaining pendulum across the shaft to the crevice, the rope can be belayed just inside.
- Losing no time, Simon tied their two 300 foot ropes together and started belaying the pain stricken Joe down the mountain.
- I stood on the ground below, happy to belay him, not understanding the degree of difficulty he had come up against and that I would follow him into.
- The ladder can be belayed to number of flakes, and it is possible to swing off halfway down and into a parallel shaft entirely coated with flowstone.
- I was belaying Ann, the new climbing hall is way cooler than the original one I went to.
- It is even easier to assume you know all there is to know about something as seemingly simple as belaying a leader.
- I belayed Paul as he set off, and Mike belayed Ed.
- The route was technically well within Meaghan's limit, and with my brother belaying me, the three of us completed the ten pitches in just under three hours.
- At the start of your penetration, the line should be belayed outside the wreck in open water, then re-belayed just inside but well in sight of daylight.
- The climbers are belayed by ropes to a crew at the bottom of the cliff.
- This lasts for some 20 metres, and then drops steeply into the Far Eastern Bedding Plane, emerging close to where the telephone cable is belayed for the Near Wallows.
- Equally important is not standing around the base of the cliff if you are not belaying.
- You need to belay the line by tying it off at convenient points as you progress.
- Half-way through belaying Tim and Bruce up the last pitch, I start to hear noises that sound like an animal in pain.
- Mills was belaying me and was growing impatient.
- As I was belaying Bryan to the top I asked Jesus to look west at the sky and see if it's going to get worse.
- By following a ledge round to the right, a rope can be belayed to a couple of bolts, and a descent made for half a dozen metres down the wall, to just below the lip of the ledge's funnel.
- Immediately a curved, rusty, rivet holed plate came into view from which lines had been belayed.
- I found a spike and bolt only and nowhere to belay a lead in rope.
- We down-climbed, belaying one another with our ice axes as anchors.
- But it's also safe, because there's someone belaying you the whole time.
- Lucy Creamer, 31, a noted British climber also taking the class, offered to belay him.
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