is under development.
|This section provides an introduction to some of
the different types of climbing equipment, however it is not
a Do-It-Yourself manual.
It is important to
remember that items vary significantly from one manufacturer to the next
and that equipment is constantly being improved and developed.
is an inherently dangerous activity where you may be seriously injured or
section is only intended as a supplement to but not a replacement for
individual instruction and must only be used in conjunction with
individual instruction from a competent instructor.
- Your safety depends on your own judgement based on competent instruction,
your experience and a realistic assessment of your ability in the
activity. If you misinterpret any of the concepts described in this
section, you or other persons may be injured or killed as a result of your
- The equipment descriptions contained herein are supplied for general
information only and are not intended to replace or supplement the
equipment manufacturers instructions. Climbing equipment is specifically
designed for climbing only, has limitations, and must not be used for any
other purpose. Improper use or misuse increases risk of injury or death.
- There are no warranties, either expressed or implied, that this document
contains accurate or reliable information. There are no warranties as to
the fitness for a particular purpose or that it is merchantable. Your use
of this document indicated your assumption of the risk of injury or death
as a result of climbing’s risks and is an acknowledgement of your own
sole responsibility for your climbing safety.