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Video: Should you belay off your harness or the anchor?

Video: Should you belay off your harness or the anchor?

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An excellent French video (English subtitles) explaining the different belay methods in several countries and when it makes sense to belay off your body or off the anchor, as well as the best method of building anchors. Some countries like Germany use the banshee belay which is unusual and even cautioned against in the US.