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The Petzl Huit is a figure-eight descender for descending on single or double rope.
The Petzl Huits figure 8 square design reduces twisting of the rope and risk of girth hitch formation while rappeling.
On Sale. Petzl Huit Descender FEATURES of the Petzl Huit Descender Square shape to reduce kinking the ropes and formation of a lark's head knot Compact and lightweight The SPECS of the Petzl Huit Descender Weight: 100 g Rope Compatibility: For use with ropes between 8 and 13 mm in diameter Aluminum Case Quantity: 15 ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.
Sometimes those long descents can really heat up a descender, the Petzl Figure 8 (huit antibrulure) has an anti-burn grip for holding the device when it gets hot.. . . Square shape to reduce twisting of the ropes and formation of a lark's head knot. High strength forged aluminum. Small hole can be used with thin ropes if necessary, or as a belay plate. For descending on single or double rope. For use on ropes from 8 to 13 mm. Weighs less than 4 oz..