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thomascrown


Jan 11, 2003, 9:06 AM
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measuring correct rise for a harness
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Can anyone tell me how to determine the correct rise that my harness should have? I know that tragic things can happen with the rise being to short or long (fliping upside down, etc.) Thanks


hooahjcm


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I know that metolius makes a "harnessizer" that measures rise, as well as waist and leg measurements. When you try on a harness, get up on a wall somewhere, just like 2 or 3 feet of the ground, and see how you hang. You should be leaning back slightly, like a 30 degree angle. You shouldn't be leaning too far back, or so upright that the rope is against your body.


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