Tying Off a Rescue 8


From page 202 of the CMC Rope Rescue Manual, here’s one way to tie-off a Figure 8 Descender.

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Rescue 8

Machined from 12.5-mm (1/2-inch) plate, our classic Rescue 8 design has been refined for even better

Rappel 8

Just right for SWAT teams, climbers, cavers, and sport rappelers, the slightly more compact design o

Survivor™ 8

Machined from 9.5 mm (3/8 in) aluminum, this compact figure 8 descender works well with escape lines