Wild Country Helium Friends

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Weight 87 g / 3.07 oz 91 g / 3.21 oz 95 g - 3.35 oz 104 g / 3.67 oz 109 g / 3.84 oz 117 g / 4.13 oz 145 g / 5.11 oz 171 g / 6.03 oz 208 g / 7.34 oz

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Retailers' Descriptions

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A rackful of Wild Country Helium Friends will make any trad climber feel safe with their unrivaled combination of usability, durability, and versatility. These lightweight Friends feature durable, hot-forged lobes with the original camming angle (13. 75) for maximum versatility in variously sized cracks, and overlapping ranges offer a plenitude of placement options. Its long single stem design keeps each Friend flexible for easy placements, and the smooth trigger makes for easy cleaning. The trigger also features stops and a short termination to help prevent over-camming, and the full-strength stops let the cam act as a stopper when opened completely. Wild Country added a durable Dyneema sling to the back for convenience, and anodized each cam with a different color for simple organization.

- Backcountry.com

Up to 6% lighter and 20% more range per unit.Thirty three years in the making, from the company that made the first ever camming device, Helium Friends are stylish, dynamic and ergonomic.


Wild Country Helium Friend Cam - Thirty-three years in the making and the distillation of all Wild Country knowledge, Helium Friends are the strongest and lightest Friends ever, building on the unique heritage of the most innovative and copied product in climbing. Designed to be the ultimate Friend, superb re-engineering mixes classic and new features. Radically revised hot-forged cam lobes shed weight without loss of strength, creating more range and optimizing overlap between sizes. At the base, a new thumb loop, trigger and sling combine to give a smoother action with more reach and extra clipping points. Helium Friends keep a slick single stem and predictable single axle, a floating trigger design and the awesome holding power of a 13.75 degree cam angle. It is this mix of old and new, classic and radical, of experience and proven design that makes the Wild Country Helium Friend the most complete cam there is. This is the Friend that completes the sharpest lightest racks, the Friend for the hardest sends and the most insane cracks; the Friend to lead the next generation.

- Outdoorplay

For only the third time in 33 years the iconic Wild Country Friends have truly changed.Radically revised hot forged cam lobes shed weight without losing strength. Wild Country also created more range per unit and optimized the overlaps between sizes. A new thumb loop, trigger and sling give a smoother action with more reach and extra clipping points. The Helium Friends keep a slick single stem, singleaxle, floating trigger design and the awesome holding power of Wild Country's 13.75 degree cam angle.

- CampSaver.com