prusik sling

   A sling fastened by a prusik knot to the rope [25].

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  • prusik sling — noun Usage: usually capitalized P : a small movable sling fastened to a climbing rope by means of a Prusik knot …   Useful english dictionary

  • prusik — /prusˈik/ (mountaineering) noun (in full, prusik sling; also cap) a type of rope sling attached to a climbing rope, which grips firmly when carrying weight but when unweighted can be moved up the rope intransitive verb and transitive verb… …   Useful english dictionary

  • prusik knot — prəsik noun Usage: usually capitalized P Etymology: from the name Prusik : a knot that is used in mountaineering for tying a small sling to a climbing rope as an aid to one who has fallen into a crevasse and that holds fast when weighted but is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prusik — Knot details name=Prusik knot names= Prusik hitch type= hitch strength= origin= Dr.Karl Prusik, 1931 related= releasing= Non jamming uses= Climbing caveat= abok number= #1763A Prusik is a friction hitch or knot used to put a loop of cord around a …   Wikipedia

  • Prusik-Knoten — Prusikknoten Typ Klemmknoten Anwendung zuziehende Schlinge Ashley Nr # 1763 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sling (climbing equipment) — A sling or runner is an item of climbing equipment consisting of a tied or sewn loop of webbing that can be wrapped around sections of rock, hitched (tied) to other pieces of equipment or even tied directly to a tensioned line using a prusik knot …   Wikipedia

  • Self-locking device — Self locking devices are devices intended to arrest the fall of solo climbers who climb without partners. This device is used for back rope solo climbing for ground up climbing or top rope self belaying . To date, several types of such self… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of climbing terms — This page describes terms and jargon related to climbing and mountaineering. Contents: Top · 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A …   Wikipedia

  • Prusikschlinge — Prusikknoten Typ Klemmknoten Anwendung zuziehende Schlinge Ashley Nr # 1763 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Prusikknoten — Typ Klemmknoten Anwendung zuziehende Schlinge Ashley Nr # 1763 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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