Petzl Ange S

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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.

- Ramsey Outdoor

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

Representing the middle ground between the traditional gate carabiner and the classic wire gate carabiner, the Petzl Ange S weighs an ultralight 28 grams and provides optimal weight/strength ratio.. . Ideal for mountaineering and multipitch climbing where weight reduction is key. Combines the fluidity of the spring gate with the lightness of the wire gate system. Made from aluminum: ultralight and compact at 28 grams. Petzl's MonoFil Keylock ensures smoother opening and closing of the carabiner and a longer lifetime compared to traditional wire gate carabiners. Shape of the nose is designed to optimize clipping and unclipping. Wire gate is protected from lateral rubbing (against rock, etc.). Unique H-profile allows an optimal size and strength-to-weight ratio. Indent on the bottom helps keep the String in place so that the sling is properly positioned on the carabiner. Surfaces that come in contact with the rope and with the anchor are wider, favoring passage of the rope and reducing carabiner wear. Nose of the carabiner has a hole that allows ice, snow, or dirt to be cleared out. Deflector works with the shape of the carabiner to allow proper positioning of the carabiner on its major axis.

- EMS

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