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The Alpha Trad excels in Summer and Winter, from cragging to expeditions and everything in between. The beautifully hot forged ergonomic back combines with the clean nose wire gate to provide an easy clipping, fumble-free, anti-snag biner. Features Full size clean nose wire gate biner Strong and lightweight I-Beam construction Safer, deeper rope basket Easy to handle, grippy shape Generous 8.5mm rope radius Clean nose profile to reduce snagging Available as an 11mm Dyneema quickdraw in 12cm, 18cm or 25cm lengths Note that this item of climbing safety equipment is non-returnable. Please call us toll free at 877-236-8428 or e-mail bentgate@bentgate.com with any questions.

- Bentgate.com

Just because DMM designed its Alpha Trad Carabiner - 5-Pack specifically for trad climbing doesn't mean that you won't appreciate it on sport or ice. Its I-Beam construction makes this carabiner surprisingly light for how strong it is, and a clean nose covers the wire gate for snag-free unclipping. A deep rope basket keeps the rope oriented in the biner's ideal spot, and a grippy spine helps you clip efficiently and effectively so you can climb on without a worry.

- Backcountry.com