Black Diamond Camalot X4

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Built to protect where other cams can't, the Black Diamond Camalot X4 Offset Cam merges the vast expansion range of Camalots with an offset lobe design for pin scars and other non-uniform cracks.


Black Diamond Camalot X4 Rock Climbing Cam - The Camalot X4 Cam by Black Diamond is one cam that should be on everyone's rack. This durable, versatile 4-lobed camming unit, combines a patent-pending Stacked Axle Technology and integrated cam springs to offer more expansion range than any small cam on the market. A narrower head-width than the original Camalot, it fits in more places than ever before and aluminum armor beads protect cable stem without compromising flexibility. The lightweight, yet durable Dyneema sling offers easy identification and differentiation from other Camalots and a symmetric swage and hot-forged trigger bar eliminate buckling and provide ergonomic handling. So if you suddenly find yourself in a tight spot, don't forget to grab the Camalot X4 Cam by Black Diamond

- Outdoorplay

Black Diamond's Camalot X4 has combined unparalleled expansion range with single-stem flexibility and a narrow head width, the Black Diamond Camalot X4 represents the missing link in the gold-standard Camalot family. Thin desert tips corner? The smallest three sizes of the X4 feature our Stacked Axle Technology, which uses a unique machined axle to give more expansion range per size than any small four-cam unit on the market. In fact, the six sizes of the Camalot X4 cover the same range as eight sizes of comparable units. Funky pin scars? The X4's embedded cam springs allow for an ultra-narrow head width that fits in those tight spots other cams won't. Awkward horizontal placements? Thanks to super-durable aluminum protection beads, the X4's cable withstands repeated abrasion without compromising flexibility. Pumped out of your mind and ten feet out from your last piece? We also added a hot-forged trigger bar and symmetric swage to improve handling and eliminate buckling.


Award Winner - American Alpine Institute Guides Choice Award 2013Award Winner - Climbing Magazine Editor's Choice Award 2013Award Winner - Rock and Ice Best In Gear (BIG) Award 2014The Black Diamond Camalot X4 is a rock Climbing cam for Fitting into smaller cracks along your climb. The six sizes provide a wide range within each indiviDual cam due to the stacked axle in the smaller of the three and double axle in the larger three. Inside the cams, the springs Are embedded to create a super narrow head width. The nifty aluminum armor beads protect the cable from abrasion while remaining flexible as you move up the wall. As always, Black Diamond finished off the X4 with lightweight Dyneema slings for speedy identification of size and series. Features of the Black Diamond Camalot X4 Versatile cams that Are ideal for trad, big wall, and alpine Climbing Double axle (0.75, 0.5 and 0.4) and Stacked Axle Technology (0.3, 0.2 and 0.1) provide huge expansion range Designed with a narrower head-width than than the original Camalot, the X4 Fits in more places than ever before Aluminum armor beads protect cable stem without compromising flexibility Symmetric swage and Hot-forged trigger bar eliminate buckling and provide ergonomic handling Lightweight and durable Dyneema sling for easy identification and differentiation from other Camalots Black Diamond's Oz, HoodWire and Neutrino Rackpacks Are Decent for easy racking

- Moosejaw

Black Diamond's Camalot X4 redefines thin-crack protection. Stacked axles (sizes .1,.2, and .3) give you unparalleled expansion range while maintaining the ultra-narrow head you need for pin scar placements. Larger sizes (.4, .5, and .75) borrow from Black Diamond's proven double-axle designs. A flexible stem limits walking and opens up placement options while distinctive aluminum beads armor the cable stem in an area where other cams can wear. Integrated cam springs keep the head small and sleek yet deliver Black Diamond's famously smooth action. Lightweight, color-coded Dyneema slings provide instant identification.You save a little money when you buy the set, too.

- Mountain Gear