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Complete range of accessories used in climbing.
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chock wire sling seat harness expansion piton piton eye blade tubular ice screw ring

chock click to hear : chock

Metal device that is inserted into a crack in the rock face and held in place by tension; it is extended by a steel cable to which a carabiner can snap on.

wire sling click to hear : wire sling

seat harness click to hear : seat harness

Accessory connected to the belay rope that consists of a number of straps to support the climber’s thighs and pelvis.

expansion piton click to hear : expansion piton

Piton that is driven into a hole previously made in the rock.

piton click to hear : piton

Metal spike with a blade that is driven into a crack in the rock face; it ends in an eye to which a belay rope can be attached with a carabiner.

eye click to hear : eye

Hole that is large enough for a carabiner to snap on so that a rope can be attached to the piton.

blade click to hear : blade

Part that is driven into the crack in the rock face.

tubular ice screw click to hear : tubular ice screw

Threaded metal tube that is screwed into ice or hard-packed snow to help with belaying and advancing.

ring click to hear : ring

Metal loop into which carabiners are inserted.