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Safety is paramount. Our UIAGM Mountain Guides share their technical advice on climbing, abseiling, skiing, knots, rope techniques and a lot more.

ice climbing Ice belays
How to construct belays on ice as safely as possible.
bolt belays Bolt belays
Useful advice for multi-pitch routes in the mountains or at the crag.
Climbing single pitches Single pitch rope manoeuvres
What to do at the lower-off
belay devices Belay devices
Used not only to stop the partner's fall, but also to safely bring the second up to a stance, to abseil etc
belay plate The self-arresting belay plate
Indispensable for multi-pitch routes
avalanches Avalanches. A winter reality. How to reduce the risk.

 
abseiling Abseiling in safety
A step by step analysis
mule knot The Mule knot
A useful knot to lock the rope off when belaying
 
tibloc Petzl Tibloc
An effective ascender, great to have when mountaineering or climbing
cliimbing skins Climbing skins
Advice and maintenance for ski mountaineering.
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