For official rope climbing events, the participants must be at least 14 years old or above.
The participants are entirely prohibited from using their ropes but can use their harness, belay devices and a carabiner if required. Although all these additional items have to pass the equipment inspection phase done by the officials.
All the participants are allowed to climb a rope after wearing proper tennis shoes or climbing shoes. The climbers are entirely prohibited from wearing any open-toe sandals and are not allowed to climb barefoot.
The climbers can only use the chalk in the form of chalk balls. The competitors are entirely prohibited from using any loose chalk.
The climbers must wear a jersey with appropriate footwear all the time during their climbing competitions. The climbers aren’t allowed to bring any food items or wear headphones.
If any climber gets injured during the climbing event, then they must report the wound or injury to the official climbing staff. No climber is allowed to keep on climbing with any open sores and wounds.
Any climber if notices any loophole or any impairment in the rope, then they should report about its unsafe usage to the office staff members or the referee.
After the use of the rope, the climbers are required to coil the ropes and return to the staffs.
The climbers are prohibited from stepping on, hanging on or even swing on the ropes.
The participants are also not allowed to use any climbing anchors made from metallic lead as a hand or footholds.
Any participant isn’t allowed to use any foul and disrespectful language during the climb.
Any use of unfair means during the competition is completely forbidden, if found guilty, then the participants are disqualified from the event.
Updated On :30 Jun, 2022
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