Rope skills for scrambling 2: moving together vs pitched

24 Jan 2023
Scrambling Skills
What is the balance between moving together for speed and pitched climbing for safety? Rob Johnson discusses this, and advises on the sort of decision points that might help you decide how best to use the rope to protect yourself and your partner. At the top of a short pitch he explains how and when to use a single-point natural anchor and attaches himself to one, using a sling. Get the skills you need for scrambling with this series produced exclusively for BMC TV in association with AMI (the Association of Mountaineering Instructors) and DMM.