Climbing equipment

Description

The various pieces of equipment used for climbing and associated operations, such as ropes, connectors, helmets, ascenders, arresters, harness, pulleys and devices. Their operation, usage cases, advantages, disadvantages and costs.

Alternative labels

equipment for climber’s use
equipment for climbers
equipment for climbing
climber’s gear
equipment used by climbers
ascenders
gear for climbers
harnesses
typology of climbing equipment
helmets
climber’s kit
ropes
climbing kit
pulleys
climbing gear
connectors
kit for climbers
arresters
climber’s equipment

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Climbing equipment is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Steeplejack: Steeplejacks are specialised heightworkers who safely scale the outside of buildings and structures to perform critical work.

Optional knowledge

Climbing equipment is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Climbing equipment – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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