Black Diamond nForce

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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

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

The innovative Black Diamond nForce generates clamping power from both sides for more force than anything out there-plus less wear on your rope - giving you the best grip for jugging icy, muddy ropes.. . . Dual-side crimping design uses a four-bar linkage that drives a climber's body weight into the rope. Fast cam manipulation by using thumb, trigger finger, or the edge of the frame. Grip accommodates gloves. 360-degree biner clip-in point allows full rotation of locking biners. Left is BD orange color.