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SEAT HARNESS [1 record]

Record 1 2017-11-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mountain Sports
DEF

A climbing harness consisting of a waist band and leg loops which secures the climbing rope to the climber's body and serves to distribute his weight or the impact force of a fall for greater comfort and safety.

OBS

A climbing harness is especially called a "sit harness" or "seat harness" when used or made with ropes to carry down the mountain an injured climber that cannot help himself.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sports de montagne
DEF

Système de sangles qui entoure le bassin et les cuisses du grimpeur, et qui sert à réduire les effets d'une chute.

OBS

On peut concevoir un «baudrier spécial pour le secourisme», de type siège, pour ramener de la montagne un alpiniste blessé qui ne peut participer aux manœuvres.

Spanish

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