Petzl Reverso 4

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The Reverso 4 replaced the Petzl Reverso 3.

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At only 59g, the Petzl Reverso 4 belay device is 25% lighter than the previous version yet offers the same versatility for belaying and rappelling.

- REI

The Petzl Reverso 4 remains the same smoothly operating versatile belay device with indispensable features for multi-pitch climbers, yet the newly redesigned svelte aluminum body offers impressive weight savings and accepts thinner ropes. Hot forged aluminum body shaves 59 g off the Reverso 3 New V-shaped friction channels adapt the friction to a wider range of ropes for better control Asymmetrically grooved sidewalls increase braking power during a leader or top rope fall or while rappelling Use to belay the leader or one or two climbers following; and rappelling Functions as a self-locking device when belaying off the anchor Rope friendly, allows for smooth belaying and rope handling and will not kink the ropes regardless of the mode used Usage diagrams (standard belay and Reverso modes) engraved on device for ease of use Made in the United Kingdom

- OMCgear

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.

- Backcountry.com

Ultra-light (59 g) multi-purpose belay/rappel device that regulates the amount of braking friction on the rope according to its diameter and condition; Reverso modeThis multi-purpose belay/rappel device is ultra-light (59 g, 25% lighter than the REVERSO 3) and intuitive to use. V-shaped friction channels with asymmetrical lateral grooves adapt the friction to the type of rope for better control (ARC technology: braking control for twin, half and single dynamic ropes.) Reverso mode for belaying one or two seconds with assisted braking.Specifications:Weight: 59 gRope Compatibility: for use on half ropes twin ropes = 7.5 mm and single ropes = 8.9 mmMaterial: Hot forged aluminum bodyCertifcation(s): UIAA

- Second Ascent