Petzl Reverso 4

The Reverso 4 replaced the Petzl Reverso 3.

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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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

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

The Petzl Reverso 4 is an 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.. . . The ultra-light Petzl Reverso 4 is 25% lighter than the previous version. 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. Carabiner hole allows the loaded device in Reverso mode to be easily and gradually released with only a carabiner. Carabiner hole allows the loaded device in Reverso mode to be easily and gradually released with only a carabiner. Rope friendly, allows for smooth belaying and rope handling. Will not kink the ropes regardless of the mode used. Keeper cable keeps the device from moving up the rope when belaying and reduces chances of losing the device. Usage diagrams (standard belay and Reverso modes) engraved on device. Use with symmetrical locking carabiners to maximize efficiency.

- EMS

Ultralight 59 g multipurpose belayrappel device that regulates the amount of braking friction on the rope according to its diameter and condition Reverso modeThis multipurpose belayrappel device is ultralight 59 g 25 lighter than the Reverso 3 and intuitive to use Vshaped 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 brakingUltralight design minimalist construction hotforged aluminum Weight 59 gA single device for all rope types effective braking on half and twin ropes 75 mm effective braking on single ropes 89 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 multipitch routesVshaped friction channels increased friction on thin ropes friction is adapted for larger diameter ropes increases the locking pressure on the ropes in Reverso modeAsymmetrically grooved sidewalls increased braking power during a leader or top rope fall or while rappelling rope slides smoothly through device when taking up slackCarabiner hole allows the loaded device in Reverso mode to be easily and gradually released with only a carabinerRope friendly allows for smooth belaying and rope handling will not kink the ropes regardless of the mode used separates the two strands of rope when belaying and rappellingIntuitive use Reverso mode aluminum attachment point is easy to identify keeper cable keeps the device from moving up the rope when belaying and reduces chances of losing the device usage diagrams standard belay and Reverso modes engraved on deviceUse with symmetrical locking carabiners AmD or William to maximize efficiencyNote that this item of climbing safety equipment is nonreturnable Please call us toll free at 8772368428 or email bentgatebentgatecom with any questions

- Bentgate.com