28th March 2016
28th Mar 2016

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In this episode mountain guide Joe Vallone takes us through an important technique to make sure you are on rappel. This is not to be confused with how to rappel. This technique can help reduce risk when on a rappel. Make sure you test the system so it's locking before unclipping from the anchor. Thanks to the BMC Insurance for supporting Backcountry Essentials. If you're planning a trip make sure you have the right insurance to cover your activities. For more info about Joe please visit Rigging for a Rappel | Backcountry Essentials Presented By BMC Insurance

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Backcountry Essentials With Joe Vallone

Backcountry Essentials With Joe Vallone

7 episodes Latest 28th Mar 2016

Backcountry ski guide Joe Vallone shares his wealth of backcountry knowledge to help you be prepared, reduce risk and improve your mountaineering techniques. 'Backcountry' is any time you're out of the controlled ski area boundary. Such areas often pose significant danger so it's vital you are well prepared. Follow Joe in this series to enhance your knowledge and make your backcountry experience more enjoyable. Thanks to the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) for supporting the Backcountry Essentials series.

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