Reviews written by Peter Jenkins

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Branch/Rope Protection
Peter JenkinsPeter Jenkins   October 23, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Type of Use 
 
2.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
2.0

Low tech with advantages.

I use these at the TCI school. They are easy and fast to set up. They are preformed which means that they easily lay over a branch. The preformed design...

Peter JenkinsPeter Jenkins   October 23, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Type of Use 
 
2.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
3.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0

A must for New Tribe saddles.

I use this life support connector on all of my New Tribe saddles at the TCI school. It loads up in three directions which is very important as far as...

Peter JenkinsPeter Jenkins   October 23, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0

It's the shape that counts.

I never use this type of carabiner for life support. I use it as a utility carabiner to hang gear off my saddle. I only use models that use a...

Peter JenkinsPeter Jenkins   October 23, 2007
Overall rating 
 
2.8
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
1.0
Durability 
 
2.0
Ease of Use 
 
3.0
Safety 
 
3.0
Strength 
 
3.0

Not triple action.

When you read the name of this carabiner, you assume it means tri (triple) act (action). It is not. There are two actions. The barrel slides up, a move that...

Carabiners
Peter JenkinsPeter Jenkins   September 24, 2007
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Type of Use 
 
5.0
Frequency of Use 
 
5.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0

My other life support carabiner. Big ball too!

This is the companion life support carabiner I use while climbing. I climb with a minimum of 2 life support carabiners (double locking). This model sits next to my larger...

Carabiners
Peter JenkinsPeter Jenkins   September 24, 2007
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Type of Use 
 
5.0
Frequency of Use 
 
5.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0

A larger ball for easier operation.

This particular carabiner (HMS)was specially designed by Petzl for SherrillTree. It features a larger push button ball making it much easier to open and close, especially while wearing gripper gloves....

Peter JenkinsPeter Jenkins   September 24, 2007
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0

My favorite rope.

This rope is slightly larger (12mm) that the other 11mm ropes. This makes it a bit easier to grip, even though I use the blue gripper gloves with it most...

Peter JenkinsPeter Jenkins   September 24, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Comfort 
 
3.0
Safety 
 
5.0

Vertex

This helmet is rated for impact on all sides, including the top of course. Many helmets are only rated for top impact, which can be fine for casual climbers but...

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