Petzl Owall

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Gearing up for The Nose' Giving it a go at the Shield' Make sure you rack up with the Petzl Owall Carabiner. Its oval shape prevents dreaded 'biner shift when you're aiding on sketchy RP placements, and the snag-free Keylock gate allows you to un-clip your previous hook placement without bumping it off the ledge. The Owall Carabiner is also an excellent choice for racking your nuts, pitons, or hooks.


The oval Owall is a general purpose carabiner for trad and aid climbing. Ideal for racking wired nuts and other protection: gear doesn't snag on the Keylock. Features: * Oval shape ideal for clipping in pegs and foot loops, or for hauling with a pulley. * Without locking, the oval clips in very easily to the anchor point * Keylock System (smooth body to gate interface) * 24 kN long axis Note that this item of climbing safety equipment is non-returnable. Please call us toll free at 877-236-8428 or e-mail with any questions.


Petzl's Owall Oval carabiner is an ideal combination of any-climbing use and true value - straight gate design and exceptionally strong, this biner has the classic straight gate design that will fill out your rack without sacrificing your life savings.

- Mountain Gear

For aid climbing, the non-locking Owall symmetric straight-gate carabiner clips in very easily to the anchor point.. . . . Symmetrical oval shape facilitates use with a pulley. Ideal for pitons or etriers (easy to flip over). Reduces bunching of equipment clipped to carabiner. Non-locking (oval clips in very easily to the anchor point). Keylock system (snag-free body/gate interface).