Choosing the Right Carabiner

       Connecting Two Slings Together

       Dangers of Rope Worn Carabiners

       Dangers of Worn Lowering Anchors

       Do Ropes Need to Rest Between Falls

       Draws in a Gym

       Extending a Cam Sling

       Gear Doesn't Last Forever—Crampons

       Gear Doesn't Last Forever—Ice Tool Picks

       How Sketchy Is a Sharp-Edged Carabiner?

       How Strong are Himalayan Fixed Lines?

       How Strong is the Spinner Leash?

       Retiring Old Ropes

       Weakness of Nose-hooked Carabiners

       Worn Anchors

       Worn Belay Loops and Retiring a Harness