Alpine Practice – Belay

February 10th 2018




  1. Alpine knots (12).
  2. Three fundamental alpine concepts: ultimate
    backup, fall factor amd SRENE principle.
  3. Two major causes of alpine accidents. How to
    avoid them and what to do if it happens.
  4. Random Alpine Tip of your choice (list of
    Alpine Tips here)
  5. Risk categories. Risk taking, risk avoiding,
  6. Rig and analyse hauling system “Double
    Mariner” (7:1)

Alpine belay

Partner check
Belay fundamentals: taking in/paying out rope –
alpine style
Clipping into belay station

Belay voice commands
Hip belay
Belay anchors and SRENE principle
systems: off-harness (ABC)/redirect/off- anchor

When things go wrong: locking belay device,
belay escape, belay re-enter

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