video Rock Climbing 101: How To Belay
Get ready for an adventure that ROCKS! Once you've put on your safety harness, tied in and done your safety check you're almost ready to go. Now Karen McGilvray, owner of Toronto's Rock Oasis, shows you how to "belay", or manage the rope for your partner.
chrisi.tuktuk5 months ago

Im sorry but this is NOT the right way to belay with a GriGri! The first thing is that you cant belay somebody from a fixed anchor with a Grigri because you have to belay body dynamically. This could be ok for climbing in toprope as there are no hard falls but if you belay like this in lead climbing the person who falls can get hurted reaally bad! The second thing is that you shouldnt hold the rope up!

This is how you should do it: