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Petzl Tibloc Ascender

    Petzl Tibloc Ascender

    This ultralight, multi-purpose rope grab is an ideal back-up for standard ascenders or for those who wish to travel as light as possible

    • $32.95

    Item # 644068

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    • Much lighter and more compact than standard ascenders, plus faster to set up than prusik knots and works well in pulley systems
    • Tibloc should be used only with carabiners made of uniform oval or round stock in order to prevent damage to the rope
    • Caution: hot-forged carabiners with T-shaped stock, such as the Petzl Spirit, should NOT be used
    • The Tibloc is an amazing little tool when used properly, but can easily be misused; it is essential to read the instructions to prevent rope damage!

    Please note: Petzl products can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.


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    Petzl Tibloc Ascender Specs
    Best use
    8 - 11 millimeters
    Chromoly steel
    39 grams
    Fits rope sizes
    Body material

    Petzl Tibloc Ascender

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    Rated 5.0/5 based on 9 reviews
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromIt works as expected I wanted something to grip an 11 mm rope and not slip down. This worked perfectly. There was absolutely no slippage. Also, it is easy to slide up the rope if all the weight is off of it.
    Date published: 2013-10-31
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromNice little fella' to have around... I carry this and an oval biner all the time. Great tool for self rescue or just to make an easy ascent. Simple design makes it useful for many occasions, belay/rescue/regular ascent.
    Date published: 2011-01-23
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromNever leave the ground without it I always have Tibloc on a oval non locking biner with a long runner on my back gear loop. It's light weight and effective.
    Date published: 2007-09-05
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromalways have one Always have it on me... very lightweight... excellent for long climbs and a piece of cake to figure out... very cost effective...
    Date published: 2008-12-08
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromgreat product Just overall really nice to have on hand. If used properly, it doesn't really cause much rope wear at all... sets and holds immediately and is great for rests on the way up...
    Date published: 2009-10-23
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromSimple and Effective I LOVE this ascender! There is something very comforting about a simple devise with no moving parts. When used as directed this little guy works perfectly and weighs next to nothing. I keep it on a biner on the back of my rack and other than the sound it makes i never know its there. Be CAREFUL when using it though, if you don't follow directions you could tear up a rope sheath!
    Date published: 2011-04-28
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromLife saver I've climbed since I was a kid, and did alot of climbing in the military, both on duty and off. I still believe in the Boyscout soldier motto of being prepared for any scenario. I carry two Tiblocs in my go bag, and have twice needed to pull them out. Is the Tibloc an every day use ascender? Not by any means. Is it a piece of kit that can and will save your backside if needed? Absolutely. If you climb, and if you care about your safety, this little gem should definitely have a spot on your rack. Like I said, I keep two.
    Date published: 2011-12-21
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromAwesome ascender. I have two tibloc ascenders I use for multipliers in my slackline rig. I can rig a 200'+ line with my pulleys and these ascenders. They really are great. Super easy to use, very quick, small and convenient. Oh yeah great for rock climbing too :).
    Date published: 2009-03-01

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