Black Diamond Micro Stopper

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Black Diamond Micro Stoppers are ultra-thin protection for aid climbing and thin trad lines. Copper-infiltrated steel heads fight shearing better than solid copper but are soft enough to prevent breaking the rock. The heads are swaged onto the cables, providing a more durable attachment than soldering. With Micro Stoppers you'll be able to sew up the thinnest cracks, even if you can't get your fingers in them. *Sizes 1 and 2 are meant for aid climbing only.


The Black Diamond Micro stoppers let you place protection in ultra-thin cracks and crevices.


A full set of Micro Stoppers on an OvalWire carabiner. Versatile thin crack pro, trapezoidal Black Diamond Micro Stoppers feature a subtle curve on their longest face for maintaining utility in near-parallel cracks while still catching on crystals and irregularities. Each Micro Stopper is equipped with a durable, galvanized steel cable.


Micro protection for ultrathin cracks, seams. and fissures.. . . Copper-infiltrated iron head gives it a tenacious bite while reducing shearing. Galvanized cable is stronger, more flexible than traditional steel, making it less prone to fraying after repeated use. Transverse taper allows sideways placement. Rounded corners for easier removal. Head measures 0.2 x 1.47 in.. Strength: 2kN (450 lbf), weight: 4 g (0.14 oz.). Micro Stopper # 1 is to be used for direct aid only and can bear only static loads