These kits provide all the gear needed for various SRT (Single Rope Technique) Climbing Systems in a single package. See the WesSpur catalog for more information on adding SRT climbing to your tree climbing techniques.
This upgrade to the rope climbing starter kits enables the user to climb in the Single Rope Technique (SRT) using ascenders. This is useful for long ascents. With the gear in this kit, the user can set up a system where the climber alternates between standing on the foot ascender and the foot strap. Alternating in this method makes climbing the rope a lot like climbing a ladder.
Kit Contains: CMI hand ascender and foot ascender (choice of right or left), ascender foot strap, delta link, standard figure 8, and 7 feet of Sterling 8mm cord that can be used to tie a prusik.
The Rope Wrench grants smooth, precise control to the climber, and is an excellent tool for working the tree in SRT, saving time switching between SRT & DdRT systems. All the hardware you need to experience the Rope Wrench is in this kit. You'll want to have a way to tend the Rope Wrench. A trick using gear you already have is to run a lanyard over your shoulder and clip it into the Hitch Climber.
Kit contains: Rope Wrench ZK-2 (ASC179), Sitff Tether, Hitch Climber Pulley (PUL120), CT Right Foot Ascender (ASC185), Sterling RIT 9mm Eye-to-Eye Prusik (CLI339), DMM XSRE carabiner (CAR318 - colors may vary), Petzl Torse strap (SAD405), Delta Link (HAR117).
The RADS (Rapid Ascent/Descent System) kit is a simple single rope system which allows the user to easily ascend a single rope with mechanical advantage. With the Petzl Rig installed, the climber is always ready to descend simply by removing the handled ascender, switching from ascent to descent quickly and with minimal fuss.
Kit contains: Petzl Basic Ascender, 1/4" Delta Link, Revolver Carabiner, Foot Strap, RockO Carabiner, Petzl Rig.
The simplest canopy-entry method lets the climber ascender with a simple sit-stand motion. The daisy chains is used as an adjustable tethers the pair of hand ascenders, and one for the pair of foot straps.
Kit contains CMI Expedition ascenders x 2 (left/right), RockO Carabiners x 2, Ascender foot straps x 2, Delta links x 2, and 1 x 54" daisy chain.