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Escaping the Belay

Author(s): Mazamas
Video Release Date: February 26, 2013
Video Source: YouTube

This is the standard method for escaping the belay when belaying a lead climber or top rope climber. The principle is the same for escaping the belay while belaying a second from the top of a pitch.

Presenter – Darrell Weston
Videographer – Matt Blecharz

Editor Note: It’s pronounced Munter Knot/Hitch not Muntner.


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