Black Diamond Stopper
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Time-tested passive pro, Stoppers are a direct link to the original chocks that started the clean climbing revolution. Black Diamond Stoppers are an essential for every trad rack, designed with a transverse taper that permits sideways placements in flares and shallow seams. Anodized by size, they're quickly identifiable and rounded edges make for easy removal. Each Stopper is equipped with a durable, galvanized steel cable.
Passive rock protection with three-point contact, wired stoppers are the classic solution for bottlenecks, shallow seams, and tapering cracks.
Serenity, El Matador and The Pirate are some of the classic routes that can be done with just the bread and butter of a trad rack-Black Diamond Stoppers. Their aluminum alloy is durable yet has plenty of bite to sit in rock from bulletproof granite to gritty sandstone. All stoppers are non-anodized and priced to sell, get them while they last! Durable aluminum heads and steel cables Transverse taper is versatile in flares, constrictions and parallel cracks Rounded edges for easy cleaning (smaller sizes are straight for better surface contact) Sizes 1 and 2 are for direct aid only
Red hot and reliable as ever, the Black Diamond wired stoppers feature brilliant color-coded anodization for instant visual identification. Sizes 1 - 3 made of extruded 7075 aluminum with straight edges for maximum rock contact; sizes 1 and 2 are for use as direct aid only. Sizes 4 - 13 made of extruded 6061-T6 aluminum alloy for light weight and strength. Feature a transverse taper for accurate, secure placements and rounded edges for easy removal. Swages are made of galvanized steel cable for strength and resistance to corrosion.