Petzl Basic

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The Petzl Basic Multipurpose Compact ascender works great for hauling systems, for ascending fixed lines and as self-protection when climbing a fixed rope.


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.


On Sale. Free Shipping. Petzl Basic Ascender FEATURES of the Petzl Basic Ascender Complete, high-performance lighting solution Can be used for rope ascent on a fixed line or as progress capture in a hauling system Toothed cam with self-cleaning slot optimizes performance under any conditions (e.g. frozen or dirty ropes) Stainless steel cam has better resistance to corrosion Lower attachment hole large enough for two carabiners (lanyard and foot loop) Upper connection hole for guiding the rope Compact and lightweight Versatile: Back-up in hauling system or rope ascent Lower hole for connecting a lanyard Upper hole through which a carabiner attaches the device to the rope (useful for back-up belays or hauling)

- Moosejaw

Description of Petzl Basic AscenderA lightweight, compact multi-purpose ascender that works great for hauling systems, ascending fixed lines and as self-protection when climbing with a fixed rope.FeaturesChrome-plated steel cam with angled teeth and self-cleaning slot securely grips the rope, even in muddy or icy conditionsMultiple attachment points allow for different uses e.g. self-belaying, haul systems, etcWeight 135 gFor use with ropes between 8 and 13 mm in diameterPrincipal materials aluminum for the frame, chrome steel for the cam, nylon for the triggerColor gray3-year guarantee

- US Outdoor Store