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Old terminology

by sacha

My assessment criteria for climbing asks me to demonstrate a 'multiple belay system' and 'single point belay system'. Is this just an old way of saying direct and indirect belaying?
Thank you


I'm not 100% sure what they are looking for but I am almost positive they are not referring to direct and indirect belaying.

I think all they mean is a single belay system is like your normal sport climbing belay. Where as your multiple belay system has to do where you would be on a multi-pitch route and setup up your normal belay but then back yourself up to a completely separate anchor.

Again I'm not 100% on this but I hope that helps.

-the Climbing Expert

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