Petzl Ange S

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Reduce the weight of your rack and quickdraws with the Petzl Ange S Wiregate carabiner. It features an innovative MonoFil Keylock wiregate system that shaves weight and is smooth and easy to operate.

- REI

The new generation ANGE S carabiner represents the middle ground between the traditional gate carabiner and the classic wire gate carabiner. It combines the fluidity of the spring gate with the lightness of the wire gate system. Petzl's MonoFil Keylock technology and the H-profile make the ANGE S carabiner weigh an ultra-light 28 grams and provide an optimal weight/strength ratio. So it is particularly suitable for users looking to reduce their weight to a minimum. The shape of the nose is designed to optimize clipping and unclipping.

- CampSaver.com

Bridging the gap between light wire gates and the easy use of a spring gate, Petzl's Ange S carabiner is light and perfect for applications in mountaineering and multi-pitch climbing. This biner's skinny gate has a MonoFil keylock that opens and closes smoothly and a nose with a hole in it that can be cleared of debris.

- Mountain Gear

Description of Petzl Ange Small CarabinerStriking a middle ground between traditional gate and wire gate carabiners, the Ange combines the fluidity of the spring gate with the lightness of a wire gate. The MonoFil keylock technology and the H-profile make for an ultra-light 28 grams 1 oz and provide an optimal weightstrength ratio. For those looking to keep weight to a minimum, the Ange is the answer. FeaturesThe ANGE S carabiner is ultra-light 28 g and compact it is ideal for mountaineering and multi-pitch climbing where weight reduction is keyPetzls MonoFil Keylock ensures smoother opening and closing of the carabiner and a much longer lifetime compared to traditional wire gate carabiners. The wire gate is protected from lateral rubbing against rock, etc.The unique H-profile allows an optimal size and strength-to-weight ratioThe indent on the bottom of the ANGE S and ANGE L carabiners helps keep the STRING in place so that the sling is properly positioned on the carabiner.The surfaces that come in contact with the rope and with the anchor are wider, favoring passage of the rope and reducing carabiner wearThe nose of the carabiner has a hole that allows ice, snow or dirt to be cleared outThe deflector works with the shape of the carabiner to allow proper positioning of the carabiner on its major axis3-year guaranteeWeight 28 gMaterial aluminumBreaking strengthmajor axis 20 kNopen gate 9 kNminor axis 7 kNGate opening 23 mmCapacity 19 mmCERTIFICATION CE EN 12275 type B UIAA

- US Outdoor Store