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Manufacturer's Description

Visit DMM's Alpha Wire page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Great for all-around use and quickdraw applications, the lightweight DMM Alpha Trad carabiner offers easy, snag-free clipping and a deep rope basket for easy operation and protection.


Widely respected in the world of trad climbing, the designers at DMM topped themselves once again when they created the Alpha Wire Carabiner. At just 34 grams and with a minor-axis strength of 24 kN, the Alpha Wire is both ultralight and strong. In typical over-engineering fashion, the folks at DMM ensured that this biner has an open-gate strength rating of 9kN but also preserved a generous 27 millimeters of gate clearance for easy clipping, cleaning, and racking.

- Backcountry.com

DMM Carabiners Alpha Trad Wiregate Carabiner-Gunmetal A508BLT.

- CampSaver.com