Sea to Summit Lightweight Dry Sack

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Keep your essential gear safe from the elements whether on land or sea. This lightweight dry sack features durable, waterproof construction and a roll-top closure to keep its contents safe and dry.

- REI

The assisted braking action of the CAMP Matik derives from an innovative camming design that makes the device safer and easier on the climber, the belayer, the anchor and the rope. Instead of using a blunt angle to pinch the rope abruptly when the cam is engaged, the Matik is built so the cam rotates in and comes in line alongside rope before it captures the rope completely. This alignment allows a much larger contact area between the cam and the rope (this makes the device more rope friendly than other auto-blocking devices), and the slight amount of slippage that occurs as the cam rotates into place reduce the impact force of a fall. This means less force on the bodies of the climber and belayer, and on the anchor! When lowering, the proprietary Anti-Panic system helps prevent one of the most common accidents occurring with the use of an auto-blocking device - losing control of the descent. The brake lever will automatically disengage causing the cam to automatically reengage if it is opened too quickly or if it is kept too far open where the speed of the descent can become unmanageable. This unique safety feature is particularly useful where there is little friction from rope drag between the belayer and the climber or during topdown descents where the Matik really delivers an unparalleled sense of safety and control. Users will also instantly notice that the Matik creates a very natural path for the rope that does not require looping or twisting of the rope during descent. Combined with the dynamic camming action that limits the impact of the fall, this more natural rope path helps to reduce wear and tear on the rope. Other distinguishing features of the Matik include a better method for inserting the rope that eliminates the possibility of clipping a carabiner to the device until it is completely closed.NOTE: The assisted braking capability of the Matik does not relieve belayers of the need to adhere to the basic principles of belaying and rappelling. It is imperative to be attentive to the climber's progress and always keep control of the brake line.

- CampSaver.com

All the waterproof protection of a traditional dry bag, now lightweight enough to replace your regular stuff sack-even for backpacking. Made of lightweight 70-denier nylon and laminated with waterproof polyurethane. Fully taped sealed seams. Hypalon roll-top closure seals out moisture. Round-bottom design on all sizes for easy packing. Waterproof to keep gear dry. Range of sizes and colors helps keep you organized. Lightweight enough for hiking. Imported.

- L.L.Bean

Features of the Camp USA Matik Belay Device A revolutionary belay-descender device with assisted braking that delivers unparalleled safety and control GraDual camming action reduces the impact force of a fall and decreases wear and tear on the rope Proprietary Anti-Panic system automatically blocks the rope if the user loses control of the descent Double-hinged lever and straight rope path make the descent feel very fluid and controlled Intuitive design eliminates the possibility of clipping a carabiner to the device if it is not completely closed Wide attachment hole allows the carabiner to rotate through the hole High-end manufacturing with hot-forged aluminum main body and precision-cast stainless steel for the critical components that come in contact with the rope For single dynamic ropes from 8.6 to 10.2 mm

- Moosejaw