Petzl Microcender

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Petzl's Microcender page.

Retailers' Descriptions

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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.


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.


The Petzl Microcender is a cam-loaded rope clamp is perfect for progress capture usage, especially in ascending or in haul systems.