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Adding a higher level of security to your belay, the lightweight Black Diamond ATC Pilot belay device lends easy rope payout, which is less tiring for belayers and more secure for climbers.
Rest assured that Black Diamond's ATC-Pilot Belay Device will help you catch whipping lead climbers like any other assisted braking device. Unlike most assisted braking belay devices, the ATC-Pilot doesn't use any moving components to ensure a secure brake; instead, the device's unique geometry makes the rope pinch itself whenever the rope tugs too hard on the climber side, ensuring a naturally reliable catch every time. This is Black Diamond's first attempt at making an assisted braking device with increased security and safety, and climbers can't help but admire its compact, lightweight, sleek design that could only come for Black Diamond.
The ATC Pilot adds an extra level of security to your belay. It uses single rope techniques with enhanced braking, but also when you are paying out the rope it glides.TECH SPECS- Accommodates ropes from 8.7-10.5- Provides an added level of security to single pitch belays- Smooth rope payout- Controlled lowering- Steel construction- Ergonomic, non-slip surface- Single rope use- Weight : 92 g (3.25 oz)
Black Diamond ATC Pilot Belay Device - Black Diamond ATC Pilot Belay Device is an all-new assisted braking device. The ATC Pilot introduces a system that provides an added level of security to your belay, while allowing for smooth rope payout.
The Black Diamond ATC-Pilot is an enhanced breaking device. the ATC-Pilot introduces a system that provides an added level of security to your belay, while allowing for smooth rope pay out.
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