Current issue of a belay devices used for wall climbing

Oto Louka

Abstract

This article deals with current issue of safety devices intended for wall climbing. In the article we draw the attention to a further increase in various types of belay devices, its modernization and technological development. Furthermore, we focus on conservative approach kept during the use of the traditional type of belay devices which is connected with controversy in the field of belaying methodology. We attempted to put into perspective advantages and disadvantages of modern belay devices in relation to accidents at wall climbing.

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APA Citation

Louka, O. (2014). Current issue of a belay devices used for wall climbing. Journal of Outdoor Activities, 8(2), 37–40.

Additional Information

Date: 2014-10-01