karabiner karabiner

Definition(s):

  • (n) an oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes

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  • Pre-Sewn Prusik Loops eliminate use of knots.

    Constructed from kernmantle rope, DBI-SALA Rollgliss® Technical Rescue Pre-Sewn Prusik Loops provide sliding hitch that is ready for use when required. Stitched ends are covered in clear heat shrink to provide added protection as well as facilitate visual inspection; and short loop end of prusik can be choked down so it bites onto karabiner, keeping it under tension in correct orientation ...
    on December 2, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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