Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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The Petzl Verso belay device is the lightest belay device offered by Petzl, giving climbers a lighter and more compact option if they want to reduce the size and weight of their gear.

- REI

The VERSO by Petzl is a simplified version of the REVERSO offering a lighter and more compact option for climbers looking to further reduce the weight/size of their rack of gear. The asymmetrical V-shaped grooved friction channels adapt the friction for better control using our ARC (Adaptive Rope Control) Technology. Features of the Petzl Verso Belay Device Ultra-light design Hot-forged aluminum Weight: 57 g Single device for all ropes Single ropes ; 8.9 mm Half ropes ; 8 mm Twin ropes ; 7.5 mm ARC Technology adapts to the diameter of the rope used by increasing or decreasing the braking friction on the rope according to its diameter and condition Increased friction on thinner ropes Adapted friction for efficiency with larger diameter ropes Asymmetrical grooved sidewalls decrease friction when taking in slack for greater ease of use Super compact design is easy to use and doesn't take up much space on your rack Rope friendly design separates the two strands of rope when belaying with half/Twin ropes or while rappelling, thus helping to prevents kinks Stiff keeper cable will not get sucked into the device and keeps it in the optimal position while also helping to prevent dropping the device Usage diagram engraved on device for ease of use Use with symmetrical shaped locking carabiners (Am'D or WILLIAM) to maximiz

- Moosejaw

Petzl created the Verso Belay Device for lovers of the Reverso who want to lighten their rack. Not only is the Verso 31% lighter than the Reverso, it's more compact. Whether you're climbing with a single, half, or twin rope, Petzl's Adaptive Rope Control technology adapts by increasing or decreasing the braking friction to suit the diameter and conditions. When you're climbing partner is working the crux, the Verso's asymmetrical grooved sidewalls decrease friction for ease when taking up slack. Use this belay device with asymmetrical biners for max efficiency.

- Backcountry.com

Petzl Verso Belay Device - The Petzl Verso Belay Device is lightest belay device. It is intuitive and easy to use in the gym or at the crag well suited for learning how to belay. The specific design of the rope slots allows the rope to glide smoothly and reduces wear.

- Outdoorplay

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