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Placing a Cam Runner Whilst Moving Together on an Alpine PD Ridge Traverse

One of the great skills of alpinism is the ability to make judgements about the terrain and employ the rope effectively accordingly. Even very early on during this day the rope had been employed in 4 different ways. Roped together a long way apart for the glacial approach; moving together quite close with the odd rock spike as protection on easy scrambling ground; pitched climbing from one belay to another for a short tricky section and finally moving together further apart, placing runners on a harder scrambling section