Apprentice Obstacle Course (Questions and Answers)
Question: If we are not allowed to use a hand line, are we supposed to carry hardware in our hand when transferring to the other side of the cross arm?
Question: Will there be locknuts on the bolts?
Question: Are the use of two fall arrests allowed (2 buck squeezes)?
Answer: No, please refer to General Information and Competitors Rules
Question: While doing the obstacle pole, can one foot be on the arm as long as one gaff is still in the pole? (Example: Crossing over the arm)
Answer: No, the cross-arm is designed to support arm mounted equipment and not the weight of the climber. All pole mounted material and hardware shall not be used for human support.
Question: Will large cross arm braces be used on all of the arms on the obstacle pole?
Answer: The braces used on the obstacle course events will be the small braces utilized for 8’ arms. The dimensions of those braces are 60” with a 18” drop.
Question: On the arm with the suspension insulator, will the competitor move just the insulator, or the eye bolt and insulator?
Answer: Just the suspension insulator.