Black Diamond Lost Arrow

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Classic pound-in passive protection for thin to medium cracks. Hot-forged steel for repeated use and durability. Make sure you're in an area where their use is approved, as all pound-in pro can scar the rock. Available in four sizes. . Super light weight for their size. Numbered for fast identification; large eye for easy clipping. Strength dependent upon placement and quality of rock. No. 1 Short Thin: 1 3/4 in. long; 5/32 inch thick; weighs 2 oz.. No. 2 Short Medium: 1 3/4 in. long; 1/4 in. thick; weighs 2.5 oz.. No. 3 Short Thick: 2 1/8 in. long; 5/16 in. thick; weighs 3 oz.. No. 5 Long Thin: 3 1/4 in. long; 3/16 in. thick; weighs 3 oz..


The meat and potatoes of a nail up rack, Black Diamond Lost Arrows are tough enough to withstand repeated abuse - hot forged big wall pitons patterned after the original designs of John Salathe and are as light as possible for their given size.

- Mountain Gear

Black Diamond Lost Arrow Pitons Hot forged and durable enough for years of repeated use on big walls, our Lost Arrows are the bread and butta' of every aid rack. Beat these guys into horizontals, mash them into corners, and delicately place them behind flakes a Lost Arrow can do it all. Burly and durable Numbered for easy identification Fit small to medium cracks 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.


The Black Diamond Lost Arrow Pitons are light enough that you may forget they're on your harness. But when you're in a thin-to-medium crack and need pin-worthy protection, these bad boys get the job done. Black Diamond crafted these out of hot forged steel to keep the weight down (#1 weighs two ounces) and the strength up. Each piton has a number so you can find the correct size during critical moments where you can't shuffle through all your gear.