Browsing Archive: February, 2019

The "Princess Clip"

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, In : Top Tips 

Mate: (sniggering) “You want your Princess Clip in for this lead?”

Me: (looking at sketchy sloper by first clip) “Yep! Princesses don’t have broken ankles…”

I was introduced to this term by a friend, its something I’ve used infrequently inside and out for years but never knew that it has such a good name!

In essence a “Princess Clip” is where you have your rope clipped through the bottom quickdraw/s of the route before your lead. Sometimes the difficulty of the climbing o...

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