Black Diamond Micro Stopper

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From aid pitches to hard, modern trad routes, the Black Diamond Micro Stopper Set #1 - 6 lets you place protection in ultrathin cracks and crevices.


The Micro Stoppers by Black Diamond is made of copper infiltrated steel, our Micro Stoppers bite like brass nuts, yet Are less prone to shearing. Patented cable swaging increases strength of the cable. Features of the Black Diamond Micro Stoppers Copper/iron mix in trapezoidal heads provides bite in thin placements Patented swage is strong, flexible and less prone to fraying Sizes 1 and 2 Are for direct aid only

- Moosejaw

With a transverse taper that sits better in old scars, Micro Stoppers (swedges) from Black Diamond remain one of the best small-size additions to a set of Stoppers. The copper/steel combination bites for extra holding power and is just the right blend for durability. Individually tested.

- Mountain Gear

Micro Stoppers (Previously called "Swedges") are made by shooting powdered iron into a die, then adding melted copper. The copper fills the gaps between the iron. This combination makes Micro Stoppers less prone to shear than most micro nuts. Bottom line: strong micro protection that stays put. Essential tool for ultrathin cracks. Individually tested and 3 Sigma rated. 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.