The use of SFD8 must respect the fundamental rules of safety, equipment and progression

All these techniques must be implemented while respecting the fundamental rules of safety, equipment and progression:

  • Always be skirted
  • Insure and ensure
  • Establish friction management techniques
  • Systematically apply the double mooring rule
  • Adapt the assembly of the descender to the characteristics of the vertical, the person and the rope
  • Take into account the environment, the weather and the level of practitioners

The technical sheets to guide you in the use of the SFD8 chute descender

Basic Individual Progression Techniques

Advanced Individual Progression Techniques

Basic Equipment Techniques

Advanced Equipment Techniques