Petzl Microcender

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The Petzl Microcender is a compact and lightweight ascender intended for self-protection on a fixed rope, pulley systems, or hauling heavy loads.. . . . Axle piece is removable so the device can be installed or removed at any point on the rope. The pin makes it difficult to remove device from rope involuntarily. Pin and axle are attached to the body of the ascender. For use with single ropes from 9 to 13 mm. CE / UIAA certified; 162 g.


Petzls Microcender is a smaller version with the exact same features as the Rescucender The user connects directly to the grooved cam which can slip if overloaded and thus act as a load limiter The device will slide up the rope unaided while a simple action will allow it to be moved down the rope It is attached to the rope by two consecutive actions This operation is slow but offers greater safety Rope diameter 913mm 3812Weight 162g 57oz Standards CE prEN 567 UIAANote that this item of climbing safety equipment is nonreturnable Please call us toll free at 8772368428 or email bentgatebentgatecom with any questions


Fit the extra-small Microcender ascender from Petzl into a shirt pocket and take it with you. Weighing only 5.5 ounces and able to accommodate a rope up to 1/2, its strength actually exceeds that of most other ascenders, despite its small size.

- Mountain Gear

The MICROCENDER Rope clamp/grab a smaller version with the exact same features as the Rescucender.