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Petzl's Basic Rope Clamp/Grab is a lightweight, compact, multi-purpose ascender that works great for hauling systems, ascending fixed lines and as self-protection when climbing with a fixed rope. Chrome-plated steel cam with angled teeth and self-cleaning slot securely grips the rope, even in muddy or icy conditions Multiple attachment points allow for different uses (e.g. self-belaying, haul systems, etc)
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.