Metolius BRD


Weight 2.9 oz / 82 g

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Metolius BRD - Belay Rappel Device FEATURES of the Metolius BRD - Belay Rappel Device A versatile, lightweight belay/rappel device with engineered rope slots that give the belayer added control by increasing friction on the rope Single or double rope compatible (8 mm to 11 mm ropes) Increased thermal mass and cooling fins to dissipate heat Anodized for longer wear CNC machined from 6061 T-6 aluminum Available with or without the Element locking carabiner Meets the new UIAA standard for rope braking devices

- Moosejaw

The Metolius BRD is a versatile, lightweight belay/rappel device with rope slots that are engineered to increase friction on the rope and cooling fins to dissipate heat more efficiently. Whether you're on bottom or top, the BRD will make rope travel easily and safely.


These cosmetic seconds function and perform without any impairment to usage or safety, however they do have some sort of abnormality (example: coloring or paint imperfections) which means you get a great deal on them. Metolius designed the BRD - Belay Rappel Device - specifically for entry-level climbers. The innovative carabiner notch gives added friction requiring less hand pressure for catching falls.

- Mountain Gear

Metolius combined the BRD Belay Device and Element Locking Biner to give you a package that provides a solid, secure catch whenever your partner logs some frequent flyer miles. Hard anodized aluminum makes this Metolius hardware last many seasons of use and abuse. The BRD Belay Device also includes a horn that allows your free hand to help control rappels and lowers.