USING CLIMBING TOOLS - Continued
Begin the climb by driving one leg iron gaff (6) into
the pole so the gaff has a solid hold.
Place your weight on the embedded gaff and drive
the other gaff into the pole a little higher than the
While climbing, lean your body away from the pole
to prevent the safety strap from slipping.
Keep both hands on the pole until the safety strap
With both gaffs firmly embedded in the pole, slide
the safety strap up the pole.
When desired height isreached, sink both gaffs
into the pole at the same level.
11 Lean back with the safety strap around the pole
slightly higher than the safety belt. Hold this posi-
tion while working.
Begin the climb using the procedure outlined in