Thanks for correcting me, Retro. You might be interested in knowing about a really neat device called the ATC. It makes rappelling without a thick wool coat that the dulfersitz body rap necessitated quite pleasant. Check out a newer version of this apparatus at <http://www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en-us/shop/climb/belay-rappel/atc-belay-rappel-device>

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