Petzl Basic

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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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.

- REI

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.

- CampSaver.com

Petzl's Basic Ascenders are light, compact, and efficient. Their self-cleaning stainless steal toothed cams allow them to be used for climbing fixed lines or as a progress capture on hauling systems. The lower attachment is large enough to fit 2 carabiners.

- Mountain Gear

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