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After re-reading this thread the bottom line is that any attachment that prevents you from falling to the bottom combined with people who know how tolower you off quickly wil do the job - if it works it's ok.

bowline vs belt vs harness is utterly irrelevant when compared to the requirements for thermal kit so as not to die of hypothermia - or get so cold you fall off the ladder/lose the strength to prussic etc.

A critical requirement for caving in a group is a sense of realism!