Manufacturer's Description

Visit Petzl's Huit page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Hide Petzl's Huit Descender in your haul bag, or even your chalk bag, just in case you drop your rappel device at the top of multi-pitch climbs. Unlike most figure 8 devices, the compact Huit comes in a square shape to reduce rope twist and accommodate girth hitches.

- Backcountry.com

The Petzl Huits figure 8 square design reduces twisting of the rope and risk of girth hitch formation while rappeling.

- GearX.com

The Huit Descender by Petzl is a figure-eight descender for descending on single or double ropes. This Descender was designed with a squAre shape to reduce twisting of the ropes and the formation of a lark?s head knot with forged aluminum for all the strength you need. An anti-burn grip was designed for holding the device when it gets hot on those super long descents. Features of the Petzl Huit Descender SquAre shape to reduce kinking the ropes and formation of a lark's head knot Compact and lightweight

- Moosejaw

The Petzl Huit is a figure-8 descender for use on a single or doubled rope.

- REI

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