Black Diamond Oz
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As Black Diamonds lightest carabiner in their line, the Oz Carabiner doesn't sacrifice performance or functionality. With an optimized shape, and the snag-free benefits of their HoodWire Technology, the 1-ounce, hot-forged Oz is a great way to lighten your rack.
The newly redesigned Black Diamond Oz Carabiner implements a clever Hoodwire to eliminate the common problem with wire gate keylock carabines; snags while clipping and finicky route cleaning. The update Oz carabiner remains Black Diamond's lightest carabiner while offering improved performance, pick up some Oz biners and shave significant weight off your rack! This is Black Diamond's lightest carabiner; weighs just 1 oz Hoodwire nose cover eliminates keylock snags and simplifies cleaning Hot forged aluminum construction is light and strong Wire-gate and spring mechanism won't freeze
The best way to lighten your climbing rack is to replace your heavy oval carabiners with airy Black Diamond Oz HoodWire 'biners. At only 1 oz., it's the lightest carabiner Black Diamond makes. Patent-pending, stainless-steel wire hood brings keylock functionality to a wiregate carabiner so it won't snag on slings and bolt hangers. Oz 'biner is the same size and has the same ease of use as the Black Diamond Neutrino carabiner, but it's 8g lighter. Useful in mountaineering or ice climbing applications because the 1-piece gate and spring mechanism won't freeze up. Black Diamond Oz HoodWire carabiner is hot-forged from aluminum for lightweight strength.
Black Diamond revamped the Oz Carabiner with HoodWire technology to help eliminate snags during cleaning. When you consider that in combination with the tried-and-true design and low weight of the Oz, it's a hard deal for gear-loving climbers to pass up.