Tyrolean for Groups document updates

I’ve just made a few little updates to the the Tyrolean underground document, including a slight update to the illustration, some more kit that can be used to rig a Tyrolean and addressed the od...

Petzls Coeur Pulse removable anchor

Last year Petzl introduced a new anchor to the market; the removable Coeur Pulse.  This expansion anchor can be installed but then removed leaving nothing but the drilled hole, so clearly has the...

Tyrolean Training Day, Jan 2019

Here’s some photos and data from the Tyrolean training day from this week, January 2019. Get in touch if you’d like to attend a similar day, these can be arranged on request providing ther...

Drop tests on SRT foot loop lanyard

For some time now, and for those of us sad enough, there’s been over a beer debate about what sort of lanyard should be used (if any) to connect a hand jammer to a harness in caving SRT. So, spu...

Static and Dynamic tests on Petzl Rig (by Petzl)

For those using Petzl Rigs in Tyrolleans (and other applications!) the following set of recent tests by Petzl on a range of different ropes (looks like American tests and ropes) may be of interest. Sh...

Knots

Just found this on Petzls website: https://www.petzl.com/GB/en/Sport/Knots?ActivityName=Caving  Pretty much covers the knots you’d need as a Level 1 or Level 2 Cave/Mine Leader  ...