>Also, the separately sold 3 foot "climbing lanyards", are
>these separate from the main belt or whatever would come as part of the
>primary harness? Outside of a secondary connection between a D ring and
>the tower, are they useful in general, as they are described as having a
>single "gorilla hook" for belt attachment? What's on the other end?
To add a question to Mark's list...
I have an ONV safety belt (which I'm happy with so far), and in addition
own two Gorilla Hook lanyards. I also have a 100 foot tower and a touch of
The use of the GH lanyards is obvious when one is working around at the
tower top, but they are a bit cumbersome to manipulate on the ascent or
descent. Would someone who knows send me a description of proper tower
ascent/descent procedure? Does one use the one of the GH lanyards? Two?
Neither, ascending/descending untethered?
I'd appreciate any response that can help to keep me safer.
Bill Long NY3M
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