photo: Wild Country Astro non-locking carabiner

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Wild Country Climbing Carabiners Astro Carabiner - 5 pk 5033286031647. Importantly the Astro retains a practical size and an overriding ability to be used in all circumstances which is an essential part of carabiner design that is sometimes forgotten in the race to shed weight.

- CampSaver.com

Add Wild Country's Astro Red Carabiner 5-Pack to your sport climbing quiver when you want to be lighter on your projects. The Astro is a smaller version of Wild Country's superlight Helium biner, so you know it's going to be even lighter than that. I-beam construction rids unnecessary metals from the spine to decrease weight without hindering strength. The Tech Wire gate is slightly bent to offer better handling.

- Backcountry.com

With Wild Country's Astro Wire Gate Carabiner in your rack, less really is more: more rope control from the wide gate, more smooth clipping with a skinny hooded nose, and more carrying capacity with the featherlight weight. This hyperlight micro-biner uses an I Beam back to shave weight without compromising performance.

- Mountain Gear

Astro - At 29 grams Wild Country's lightest ever biner The new Astro 10cm Qd weighs in at only 65 grams At just over an ounce per unit and with stylish and strong I beam' technology, the new Astro provides an amazing platform for the 2009 Wild Country range to rest on. The new Astro weighs in at only 29 grams making it Wild Countrys lightest ever biner. Like a miniature of the original, amazing Helium, the Astro's technology combines plenty of strength with a definitive design that keeps up the downward momentum of weight loss. Small, but built to sit perfectly in the hand its size belies the ease of use. Built with our easy clip Tech-wire' wiregate and skinny, safe, hooded nose that makes it perfect for super slick clipping it's not hard to see why it handles so well. The Astro is comes in three lengths of QDs that come on 10mm dyneema with Wild Country Tadpole 'o' ring to hold the biners in place. There are also great value sets of Biner 5 packs and Quickdraw 5 packs available. The Astro is a hyperlight, high performance biner that weighs less to give more Note that this item of climbing safety equipment is non-returnable. Please call us toll free at 877-236-8428 or e-mail bentgate@bentgate.com with any questions.

- Bentgate.com

Specs

Astro biner Astro 10cm QD Astro 15cm QD Astro 20cm QD
Weight 29 g / 1.02 oz 65 g / 2.29 oz 66 g / 2.33 oz 67 g / 2.36 oz

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