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Mountaineering Instructional Reference Pictures
A few pictures showing a 3:1 "Z"-style glacier travel crevasse rescue pulley setup. For reference purposes.
Glacier Travel Rope-up for end-climber
Shows Tie-in and crevasse rescue / self-rescue accessory setup. Knot is bowline on a bight. Bight goes through upper and lower loops on harness. Large belay carabiner also goes through upper and lower loops on harness. Gate down-and-out. Bight of bowline clipped off into carabiner. In sequence from climber's knot outwards: pack attachment, then feet prusik cord, then waist prusik cord. [enlarge]
"Z"-system 3:1 crevasse rescue pulley setup
Overview of "Z" system. Backed-up (redundant) anchors not shown. Climber connected to system not shown. [enlarge]
"Z"-system 3:1 crevasse rescue pulley setup
Primary pulley area closeup. [enlarge]
"Z"-system 3:1 crevasse rescue pulley setup
Secondary pulley area closeup. [enlarge]
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