Knee Ascender - Setup

A Knee Ascender Set Up allows the climber to ascend using Single Rope Technique (SRT) using both legs in a stair-climbing motion. It requires the use of a cam device attached to the rope on both legs. Complete setups such as the HAAs system are available however it is possible to put together your own using your own choice of hard ware. An SRT knee ascender set-up usually comprises of: An SRT Foot loop such as the Floop, an SRT dyneema connector, a chest ascender and some elastic shock cord.

Watch our tutorial on how to set up a basic knee ascender system