May 22, 2019
Challenge courses are a great way for people of all ages to get exercise, learn new skills, and have fun. However, they can also be dangerous if not properly supervised. That's why it's important to use the right safety equipment, including a continuous belay system or smart belay system.
A continuous belay system is a type of belay system that uses a segmented or continuous belay cable or track that a lanyard or trolley connects to once without transferring. A lanyard is connected to the belay cable or track with a hook or trolley that can only come on and off at the start and end of the course or with a special tool used by staff or monitors. The lanyard is then attached to the participant’s harness. A continuous belay system prevents users from becoming unclipped while in the air on the ropes course.
A smart belay system is a type of modern lanyard system that uses