How to Belay Climbers Heavier Than You

Do you and your climbing partner have a significant weight difference?

If so, then you know it’s quite lucky to be the heavier climber … You’ll pretty much score a soft catch when climbing every time. However, if you’re the lightweight belayer on the other end, you will often find yourself launched into the air in the event of a fall.

In this video, Lithuania climbers, Ben and Dei, walk us through a series of tips and tricks to improve belaying technique when a weight differential creates this less-than-ideal scenario.


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