Black Diamond ATC-XP

3 reviews
5-star:   2
4-star:   0
3-star:   1
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

Reviews

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Flexible device, can use both the smooth and ridged…

Rating: rated 3.5 of 5 stars

Flexible device, can use both the smooth and ridged sides. The smooth side has the same feel as the original ATC (which performs excellent). The ridged side however is a bit too much friction for me.

Don't get me wrong, the friction/ridged side is a good idea, but it somehow lost the smoothness that everyone enjoyed from the classic ATC.
 

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I have a nine and eleven year old who easily learned…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $18.98

I have a nine and eleven year old who easily learned how to use this to belay each other and rappel with 10.2mm rope. What else can I say. Simple, easy, rugged, inexpensive.

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Love this device. Nothing fancy or complicated. Just…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $20

Love this device. Nothing fancy or complicated. Just a great piece of bombproof gear.

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The ATC XP from Black Diamond is a durable, versatile belay device that features multiple friction modes to handle nearly any situation or rope diameter. Now 30% lighter than Black Diamond's original ATC XP, thanks to an updated construction and machined windows through the body.

- CampSaver.com

The new Black Diamond ATC-XP belay device offers the same great hold and stopping power as the original version, only it's now 30% lighter.

- REI

The Black Diamond ATC-XP offers two modes of use so you can give a smooth ride to all climbers. Deep, cleated V-grooves provide three times the holding power in its high friction mode for catching heavier climbers or when using smaller ropes in icy conditions. 30% lighter than the original High-friction mode offers 3 times greater hold and stopping power than regular-friction mode Machined windows through device for weight savings Durable cable holds its shape and resists getting caught up between ropes Hot-forged construction

- OMCgear

Get the full functionality of the finest crag gear without the unnecessary bells and whistles. The Black Diamond ATC-XP Belay Device demonstrates a commitment to simplicity and utility, which at least in part explains why it won Climbing Magazine's Editor's Choice Award. Capable of both high-friction and regular friction modes, the ATC-XP accommodates a wide range of rope diameters.

- Backcountry.com