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 By: Jens Larssen  | Date: 2010-02-19  | Category: Tips & Tricks    | Comment  

Grigri Carabiner in belay loop!   (13) 13/10/08

Click to Enlarge Picture8a have confirmed with Petzl that the Grigri screw carabiner should not be used as in the picture. There are many Grigri users who actually put the carabiner the same way as the rope, which also change the Grigri angle 90 degrees. This is dangerous and not recommended by Petzl.

It has also been confirmed that it was the 8a new suggested GriGri belay technique that made Petzl go out with new recommendations. Here is the 2005 belay article from www.8a.nu