Gate Flutter and Gate Shutter Explained

There are two types of┬áscenarios that will unintentionally cause a carabiner’s gate to open. 1. Gate Flutter – when the movement of the rope through the carabiner creates a harmonic vibration in the carabiner causing the gate to slightly open and close (“fluttering”). This could be caused by a really big fall where the rope … Continue reading Gate Flutter and Gate Shutter Explained