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- n. A device, used to clip on a rope, that tightens when weight is applied, thus allowing the rope to be climbed
- v. To climb using this device
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« Alpine » style and « Heavy » expeditions: The difference between the alpine style and heavy expeditions are as follows: Heavy expeditions install progressively with their progression on the mountain fixed cords on which the mountaineers rise with a handle car-blocking (called the jumar) during the rise and the descent like self-insurance.
She needs a pair of jumar clamps and stirrups so that she can ascend the rope.
The rope jerked and shivered with his jumar thrusts.
Down below, whistling away, Lewis was loading on the rack of extra gear and ropes, getting ready to jumar, or “jug,” the line.
I can't point to any tests, but I'd offer a blind bet of 10 bucks that 'jumar can cut rope' is well studied, at least in Europe.
Unfortunately I have neither a jumar nor protraxion, so chances are low for me doing it.
At that point you're simply taking a fall onto a jumar with a bunch of slack, which has been shown to usually not be so good an idea since it can sever the rope.
Consequently, all climbers will be able to jumar (ascend) up his beard and, in exchange, Bin Laden will have his picture taken with all the climbers who reach C4; then he will climb to the summit and once again have pictures taken with summiters for a rewarding PR.
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