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Petzl Ascension Ascender


    Petzl Ascension Ascender

    Updated to provide greater comfort, efficiency and ease of use, the Petzl Ascenion ascender is great for aid climbing, mountaineering or caving. See details

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    Item # 782459

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    Updated to provide greater comfort, efficiency and ease of use, the Petzl Ascenion ascender is great for aid climbing, mountaineering or caving.

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    Updated to provide greater comfort, efficiency and ease of use, the Petzl Ascenion ascender is great for aid climbing, mountaineering or caving.

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    Updated to provide greater comfort, efficiency and ease of use, the Petzl Ascenion ascender is great for aid climbing, mountaineering or caving.

    • Updated molded grip features a more ergonomically shaped handle that provides greater comfort than the previous version; grip is over-molded with rubber for greater friction
    • Large index finger indent increases efficiency when pulling on the ascender
    • Chrome-plated, spring-loaded steel cam features angled teeth and a self-cleaning slot to securely grip the rope, even in wet, muddy or icy conditions
    • Cam has been refined to glide more easily along the rope, requiring less effort during long sessions of jugging
    • Open/close trigger is now recessed inside the ascender's frame to avoid accidentally opening the cam while in use; trigger can still be operated with 1 hand
    • Safety catch prevents the cam from opening too far, thereby keeping the rope captured
    • Includes multiple attachment points to allow for different uses, such as self-belaying or hauling
    • Anodized frame is color coded for easy identification; black ascender is for the left hand and gray is for the right
    • Designed for use with ropes between 8 and 13mm in diameter

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


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    Petzl Ascension Ascender Specs
    Best use
    8 - 13 millimeters
    Chrome-plated steel
    195 grams
    Fits rope sizes
    Body material
    Cam material

    Petzl Ascension Ascender

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    Petzl Ascension Ascenderis rated4.7143out of5by7.
    Rated5out of5byfromExcellent Hand AscenderThis thing is great! It's super easy to use and can be very versatile. I use this in conjunction with the Petzl - Croll to complete my "bullfrog" set-up for ascending out of caves. The hand grip is very comfortable and I enjoy the ergonomics of this hand ascender over the Black Diamond one.
    Date published: 2014-04-05
    Rated5out of5byfromSuper Dooper Awesome Boom Town.I'm a route setter and I bolt new lines outside every now and then, and this is definitely one of the best ascenders I've owned. I like it more than the BD because it so much easier to open and slide down. It's also great for ascending after belaying a lead on a long multi-pitch. Overall, super great and easy to use. Love it.
    Date published: 2014-03-19
    Rated5out of5byfromRight tool for thr Right jobI bought this product for use as a self belay devise, I used it during a resent trip and it performed perfectly. It was easy to clear of ice and traveled to rope smoothly. As with any other Petzel product, it has lived up to my expectations
    Date published: 2014-02-20
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat product that does its job welli use the ascension as a self belay device when i climb alone... i use two fixed ropes with the ascension on one and a tibloc on the other rope... works great!
    Date published: 2013-10-16
    Rated5out of5byfromAwesome Ascender!!I am a retired Firefighter and Tactical Ropes Instructor Level 3. I have used many Ascenders over the years and this is an easy to use effective and safe device. Easy on the hands and can be used easily with gloves on. This device is great for Climbing, Hauling Rigs and Self Belays. I would recommend to anyone looking for a great Ascension device.
    Date published: 2013-08-21
    Rated4out of5byfromWorked PerfectUsed to clip into fixed lines. Felt very secure, moved well over the lines. Easy to move past knots or anchors. Could be lighter.
    Date published: 2013-06-18
    Rated4out of5byfromA great piece in my slackline kitI'm using this to tension my slackline pulley / brake system. It's much better than pulling on rope with my hands and allows me to get a lot more energy into each pull. Much more effective than a tibloc and a hand-made rope grab.
    Date published: 2013-05-20

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