Black Diamond HotWire
Current Retail: $7.95
Historic Range: $2.73-$69.99
A good, basic carabiner. I think of these as a lighter…
Source: bought it new
A good, basic carabiner.
- Large enought for trad
- Light enough for sport
- Good for general use
- Good gate action
- For pure sport, I would go lighter.
I think of these as a lighter replacement for my old standard ovals or Ds, primarily for long slings. These have a good feel. A good all purpose carabiner.
This is my standard carabiner on my rack because it…
This is my standard carabiner on my rack because it has a great feel and an excellent gate opening. The feel of the carabiner in hand is good for intuitive clipping which I prefer because I don't want to spend more time than I need to put in my protection.