In this episode mountain guide Joe Vallone takes us through an important technique to make sure you are on rappel. This is not to be confused with how to rappel. This technique can help reduce risk when on a rappel. Make sure you test the system so it's locking before unclipping from the anchor.
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Rigging for a Rappel | Backcountry Essentials Presented By BMC Insurance
Backcountry ski guide Joe Vallone shares his wealth of backcountry knowledge to help you be prepared, reduce risk and improve your mountaineering techniques. 'Backcountry' is any time you're out of the controlled ski area boundary. Such areas often pose significant danger so it's vital you are well prepared. Follow Joe in this series to enhance your knowledge and make your backcountry experience more enjoyable.
Thanks to the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) for supporting the Backcountry Essentials series.
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