Black Diamond nForce

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Description of Black Diamond nForce AscendersGiving you the best grip for jugging icy, muddy ropes think Denalis West Buttress or some gnar-ed out fixed cord in the Fisher Towers, the nForce ascender generates more clamping force than conventional designs. The spacious grip accommodates gloves, and a 360-degree biner clip-in point allows full rotation of locking biners. FeaturesWeight 245 g 8.6 ozRight AnthraciteLeft BD OrangeSpacious grips360 biner clip

- US Outdoor Store

With a greater clamping force than conventional ascenders, the Black Diamond nForce ascender offers maximum grip on icy or muddy ropes.


Designed for maximum gripping force on wet, icy and muddy ropes, the Black Diamond nForce Ascender is the top choice for jugging lines in any situation. The ascender's 4-bar linkage provides improved holding power and the 360-degree carabiner clip-in point allows a locking biner to rotate through. The large, ergonomic grip provides added dexterity and cam manipulation. 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.


Jug icy, muddy ropes with the Black Diamond nForce ascender that offers 33% more gripping power than traditional ascenders and is capable of driving a climber's bodyweight onto the rope with four-bar leverage for maximum hold. Manipulate the cam with the trigger finger, thumb, or edge of frame while the large grip accommodates gloves.

- Mountain Gear