Black Diamond Cliffhanger

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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The Black Diamond Cliffhanger hook is a staple for big wall climbing. It's designed for use on small to medium edges and holes. The Cliffhanger is the original hook from the Golden Age of climbing. The shape of the hook with its chiseled point and flat tip is a time-tested, proven design, making the Cliffhanger a standard hook hanging from today's aid climber's rack. Its bipod base prevents rotation and enhances stability. -Vendor


Hooking small to medium flakes, edges and rugosities, the Cliffhanger is an indispensable tool on necky aid lines. * Chiseled point and flat tip for stability * Bipod base to reduce rotation Note that this item of climbing safety equipment is non-returnable. Please call us toll free at 877-236-8428 or e-mail with any questions.


Black Diamond's Cliffhanger can be secured on small to medium edges - with a chiseled point and flat tip that add stability and a bipod base, the chances of rotation are significantly reduced.

- Mountain Gear

Designed for use on small to medium edges. A body-weight-only device. For big wall climbs.. . . Aids upward progress; NOT strong or stable enough to use as climbing protection. Chiseled point and flat tip add stability. Bipod base reduces the chance of rotation. Weight: 1.5 oz. (42 g).