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AMGA VIDEO: How To Lower A Climber From A Loaded Auto-Locking Device

Author: Outdoor Research

June 01, 2015

In partnership with the American Mountain Guides Association, we're releasing a series of 12 short climbing instruction videos, covering necessary climbing techniques including belaying, rappelling, and building anchors. In Part 8, AMGA instructor Jeff Ward shows how to safely give slack to your second from a loaded auto-locking belay device.

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