Reviews written by Scott Schieber

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Descending Tools
Scott SchieberScott Schieber   August 27, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Type of Use 
 
4.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
3.0
Strength 
 
4.0
Portability 
 
4.0

The next step from an I'D

This is a sort of "no frills" version of the Petzl I'D. The I'D is a great ascender/descender for beginners, as there are multiple additional safety features built in,...

Ascending Tools
Scott SchieberScott Schieber   November 14, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
4.0
Safety 
 
4.0
Strength 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
5.0

Very Useful Tool

I have both a set of Petzl Ascension, and Black Diamond nForce ascenders. They both have their strengths. Sherrill doesn't sell (yet?) the Black Diamond ascenders, but the...

Carabiners
Scott SchieberScott Schieber   November 14, 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
Strength 
 
5.0

Strong and Safe

I use SRT pretty much exclusively getting in and down from trees, and this is my primary attachment 'biner. It's strong and safe, and the triple action required to...

Line Placement Gear--Devices
Scott SchieberScott Schieber   November 14, 2007
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
2.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
4.0
Safety 
 
3.0

Bulky, but opens up more trees

The rating system may not give a fully accurate "score" as my only recreational use and somewhat infrequent use translate into lower scores but do not mean it's not a...

Descending Tools
Scott SchieberScott Schieber   November 14, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Type of Use 
 
5.0
Frequency of Use 
 
5.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
3.0

Worth Every Penny

I was introduced to this descender during my first guided climb up a 230 foot Douglas Fir. I climb almost exclusively SRT, and when rigged with a mechanical ascender...

Scott SchieberScott Schieber   November 14, 2007
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Type of Use 
 
5.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0

Beautiful Rope

This rope is soft, light, and strong. I use primarily SRT and it works great with mechanical ascenders and belay devices. The softness seems to help untie weighted...

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