Lowering from a Loaded Belay Plate

By American Mountain Guides Association | August 12th, 2016

As part of its mission to teach the correct fundamentals of climbing, the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) has produced this series of instructional videos. The videos cover a range of necessary climbing techniques from belaying, to rappelling and anchoring.

Here, IFMGA/AMGA Mountain Guide and instructor Jeff Ward demonstrates how to lower a climber from a loaded belay plate when belaying in guide mode from above.

Videos by Mark Smiley (AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide).


For more information about the American Mountain Guides Association, visit www.amga.com.

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