Petzl Reverso 4

The Reverso 4 replaced the Petzl Reverso 3.

Manufacturer's Description

Visit Petzl's Reverso 4 page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Petzl Reverso 4 Belay Device FEATURES of the Petzl Reverso 4 Belay Device Ultra-light design Minimalist construction Hot-forged aluminum Weight: 59 g A single device for all rope types Effective braking on half and twin ropes ; 7.5 mm Effective braking on single ropes ; 8.9 mm Can belay the leader, one or two seconding climbers and can be used for rappelling Independent and simultaneous belaying of one or two seconding climbers in Reverso mode Quick changeovers from Reverso mode to belaying the leader when climbing multi-pitch routes

- Moosejaw

At only 59g, the Petzl Reverso 4 Belay Device is an ultralight multipurpose belay / rappel device with a self-braking Reverso mode for belaying 1 or 2 seconding climbers.


Not only does the Petzl Reverso 4 Belay and Rappel Device give you serious stopping power when you're holding massive whippers, but it also functions as an auto-locking device when you're belaying the following climber directly off the anchor. This allows you to re-rack, tie your shoes, sip some water, and take a few photos without risking your climbing partner's life. Belaying two followers at once' No problem. Rappelling 15 pitches' The deep grooves give you plenty of control. Petzl also added a secondary clip-in point to help you release a locked rope if you need to lower a follower who has fallen.


The Reverso 4 from Petzl is a ultra-light multi-purpose belay / rappel device that regulates the amount of braking friction on the rope according to its diameter and condition. V-shaped friction channels with asymmetrical lateral grooves adapt the friction to the type of rope for better control. Reverso mode for belaying one or two seconds with assisted braking.