OR Alpine Ambassador Mark Allen explains the basics of organization of a ski touring pack while back country skiing. Mark is an IFMGA/AMGA guide and works ski and avalanche programs in the San Juans Colorado, the North Cascades, Alaska, Norway, and the European Alps. You can find out about Mark Allen at http://www.markallenalpine.com
This video demonstrates one common way to set up an extended rappel with an autoblock. This setup provides a secure method of rappel that enables the convenient incorporation of the autoblock. Note: this is not an instructional video on how to rappel.
This video was designed for the instructional purposes of the Mountaineers climbing organization. Thank you for watching.