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The amount of load we put on our anchors depends on more than just the weight of the person hanging on the rope. Mechanical advantage and friction also come into play. In this instructional video Rich Carlson explains and demonstrates how both of these factors can decrease or dramatically increase anchor loading – important to know, especially when using marginal anchors.

Check out this related blog post: Fun with Friction