Roperunner runs away


Roperunner is nice to climb on, smooth and easy to transform between double and single line climbing. But. It’s not that safe. Later in this tree, I did a bit of decent. When I reached the branch in mind the runner kept descending after I released it. Not nice. So the runner squeezes the rope quite flat. It did the same on my old rope, Kernmaster,  but it seems that the Samson Velocity can be even more squashed until it just keeps slipping through.

I adjusted the runner a bit, and it worked fine after that, but it feels a bit sketchy.


SM Swedish comp 2017


This year seven super skilled women climbers competed and it was very inspiring. When you compete yourself you don’t get to see what everyone else does and I wish I could have seen more of their performance. I was very proud to be third in rescue and throwline.


Another fun thing with comps is to see all the new cool tools the climbers bring. I am on the lookout for a solution to get an entrance line installed together with my climbing line in one rope installation. (So one throwline, pull up both climbing and entrance line in the top and be ready to get rescued and working in the same moment.) As SRT work climb goes, you often start at the bottom branches, meaning that you don’t want to waste time going to the top first. ARTs twinline ropeguide might be interesting.