Black Diamond RURP

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Black Diamond's RURP micro pin climbing tool has stood the test of time. The thin-crack Realized Ultimate Reality Piton has been around for more than 50 years. When all else fails on dicey aid, the RURP's keen ability to hold in incipient cracks opens up otherwise unclimbable lines due to its dual-tapered blade. The RURP is cut from 4130 CrMo steel and comes with a wired cable for durability. -Vendor


Used in bottoming, incipient cracks, the Black Diamond Rurp aid tool has opened up otherwise unclimbable passages.


Black Diamond RURP Piton Originally designed for Yvon Chouinard's ascent of Kat Pinnacle in 1960, the RURP (Realized Ultimate Reality Piton) has become a standard piece of equipment for nailing minuscule cracks the world over. The RURP's keen ability to hold incipient cracks has opened up otherwise unclimbable lines. Weight: 14 g (0.5 oz). Thin-crack aid tool Wired cable for durability 4130 chrome-moly steel 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.


The Black Diamond RURP wired piton is a thin-crack aid tool for use in bottoming cracks or hairline fissures.

- Mountain Gear