Important Update – New Safety Protocols 10 Feb 2017

Dear Climbers

Onsight is planning some changes in the next few months to introduce Assisted Braking Devices (ABDs) and improve belaying standards!

Here are the various dates to take note of –

1st March 2017 onwards
– Workshops on use of Mammut SMART
– ABD Lead verification on every Friday evenings

1st April 2017 onwards
– Only ABDs allowed for top rope climb

1st June 2017 onwards
– Only ABDs allowed for both top rope & lead belay
– ABD + Lead verification tag are required to lead climb & lead belay

Details of workshop and verification will be released at a later date.

Of note, the ABDs which are endorsed includes – Mammut Smart/Alpine, Edelrid Megajul/MircoJul/JulĀ²/Eddy, Petzl Grigri/2/+, CT Click-Up/Alpine, Madrock Lifeguard, Trango Cinch, Camp Matik, Salewa Ergo. Upcoming ABDs – Black Diamond Pilot, Wild Country Revo. If you are aware of any devices that you feel should be included, please PM us and we will explore its feasibility for inclusion.

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