Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Born as an emergency rope clamp for retrievals, progression maneuvers and daisy-chain regulation, the KONG USA Duck Multiuse rope clamp works with ropes and both flat and tubular slings.

- REI

Kong Ascenders & Descenders Duck Rope Clamp/ascender Cyan 88800DB00KK. Due to the small dimensions it can be easily inserted even with only one hand. The big hole allows the rotation of sleeve connectors. The Duck is borne like an emergency belay device during retrieval self-belay and progression maneuvers and for regulation of daisy chains.

- CampSaver.com

Kongo's Duck is a micro-sized ascender developed for emergencies on mountaineering missions. If the topo doesn't recommend an ascender, or you're planning to free the entire climb, then the Duck will be a better option than larger ascenders just in case you have to set up rope rescues or skip a couple difficult pitches.

- Backcountry.com

An emergency belay device compatible with single ropes and slings, the Kong USA Duck ascender is a superlight and easy way to be prepared for self-belay, rescue, progression maneuvers, or daisy chain regulation.This product will be shipped directly from Kong USA and will leave their warehouse in 2-3 business days. Eligible for UPS ground shipping only.. . . Made of lightweight aluminum alloy. Accommodates ropes 8-13 mm in diameter, or slings 10-15 mm wide. Small size allows for easy, one-handed installation on the rope. Large hole accommodates any locking carabiner. Certified EN 567:97; conforms to UIAA standards. Every piece of Kong USA gear is tested and checked for safety.

- EMS

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