Have you ever noticed that lots of climbers don’t belay the same way as you do? Or that climbing instructors teach belaying one way, but then after class those same...
Lead belaying is more complicated that just delivering slack. In this video, the AAC applies the fundamental principles of belay to lead belaying, and divides lead belaying into 5 skill blocks:
- Managing slack
- Catching falls
- Supporting the leader
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