In-depth information on top roping
Top Roping Requires two people. One person does the climbing while the belayer pulls out slack and makes sure the climber doesn't fall. The belayer has to constantly remove all of the slack or loose rope. In top roping one end of the rope is tied into the climber, then the rope travels up the wall to the top where it is looped around the anchors and goes back down to the belayer.
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In order to top rope both the belayer and climber need to wear a harness. The harness connects you and the belayer to the rope. If a harness is not correctly tied it uts both the belayer and the climber in immediate danger.
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For a climber to attach the rope to his/her harness he/she must tie a know called the Figure Eight Knot. This knot eliminates all risk of the rope falling out of the harness. The knot will get tighter when pressure is put on it. this means there is no chance of the knot being undone accidentally.
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