Understand the correct usage of carabiner

Update:11 Sep 2020

Mountain climbing is a method that many people love. Although the process is very hard, it can exercise one's will, exercise one's physical strength, improve one's own quality, and benefit one's health. Carabiner has a certain use for mountaineering, where is its use reflected?


Carabiner is one of the equipment for mountaineering. Its materials can be aluminum alloy, iron, or stainless steel, with different shapes. For example, aluminum alloy carabiner has a ring, racetrack, golden egg, square, triangle, etc. Most people will choose aluminum carabiner because of its light weight, corrosion resistance, rust resistance, etc., which are all loved by outdoor sports enthusiasts; stainless steel triangle carabiner can be used on sandbag slings to cope with high-strength stretching. Quickly hang items quickly.

Carabiner is a great help to climbers, it can protect their own safety and health, but when using carabiner, you must use the correct method to avoid bad consequences. When using the double-loop figure-eight knot method, you cannot use only one of the loops to buckle the seat belt. The main reason is that when the loop is tensioned, the other loop may become loose; if you need to use one of the double-loop figure-eight knots The rope loop is used as a connection, it is best to hang a lock on another rope loop and fasten it on the rope as a secondary protection to prevent the knot from failing. If climbers take the most effective and correct methods, they can protect our own personal safety and reduce some worries.

In addition to preparing carabiner and trekking poles, climbers must also master some climbing skills. When walking on the mountain, they should swing their arms to maintain their balance and pace, and adjust their breathing and pace in a rhythmic state. The best walking speed is to walk without panting, with shoulders heavy and back erect, all feet touching the ground, displacement from heel to toe, and maintaining a uniform speed as much as possible; when walking uphill, the center of gravity should be on the front of the feet and the body should lean forward slightly. When slope, the center of gravity is placed on the back of the foot, and the center of gravity is lowered at the same time, and the body is slightly sagging.