Black Diamond HoodWire

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Thanks to its innovative stainless-steel wire hood, the hot-forged Black Diamond HoodWire Carabiner fuses keylock functionality with wiregate performance.

- REI

Black Diamond HoodWire Carabiner - The Hoodwire Carabiner by Black Diamond brings snag free clipping to the world of wiregates and is a great addition to your ice-climbing gear. Thanks to its innovative stainless steel wire hood, the hot-forged HoodWire carabiner fuses keylock functionality with wiregate performance. This lightweight, unique design makes for hassle-free, snag-free clipping and cleaning, plus it won't freeze up in alpine conditions or suffer from gate whiplash. Thanks to its hot forged construction, no detail on the HoodWire has been overlooked, including an optimized nose angle and a wide, rope-bearing basket radius. So if you are looking for the best all around wiregate carabiner, you have found it with the Black Diamond Hoodwire Carabiner.

- Outdoorplay

Before you start frantically slapping at your freakishly light harness and wondering where your hardware is, give a quick twist and listen for the telltale jangle of your trusty Black Diamond Carabiner bumping into your ATC. At a slim 37 grams each, these tiny wiregates boast the strength ratings of typical burly 'biners but won't pull your harness and pants off with the extra weight. In fact, you may not even notice them at all.

- Backcountry.com

Description of Black Diamond Hoodwire CarabinerThanks to its innovative stainless steel wire hood, the hot-forged Black Diamond HoodWire carabiner fuses keylock functionality with wiregate performance. This lightweight, unique design makes for hassle-free, snag-free clipping and cleaning, plus it wont freeze up in alpine conditions or suffer from gate whiplash. Thanks to its hot forged construction, no detail on the HoodWire has been overlooked, including an optimized nose angle and a wide, rope-bearing basket radius.FeaturesHot-forged constructionPatent-pending stainless steel wire hood eliminates snaggingWire gate wont freeze in alpine conditionsLightweight and designed for all-around useWeight 37 g 1.3 ozClosed Gate Strength 24 kN 5395 lbfOpen Gate Strength 8 kN 1,798 lbfMinor Axis Strength 8 kN 1, 798 lbfGate Opening 24 mm .94 in

- US Outdoor Store