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The Petzl BASIC rope clamp is a compact ascender that offers excellent grip for rope ascents. The lower attachment hole is large enough to hold the carabiners for the lanyard and the footloop.
A multi-purpose, compact ascender, the Petzl BASIC is super lightweight and offers excellent grip for rope ascents.
The Petzl Basic Multipurpose Compact ascender works great for hauling systems, for ascending fixed lines and as self-protection when climbing a fixed rope. Chrome-plated, spring-loaded steel cam features angled teeth and a self-cleaning slot to securely grip the rope, even in wet, muddy or icy conditions. Ergonomic trigger can be operated with 1 hand. Hole at the bottom is large enough to fit 2 carabiners (sold separately) for attaching a lanyard and a foot loop. Includes multiple attachment points to allow for different uses, such as self-belaying or hauling. Use together with a chest ascender (sold separately) when ascending fixed lines. Petzl Basic Multipurpose Compact ascender is designed for use with ropes between 8 and 11mm in diameter.