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Petzl GRIGRI 2 Belay Device

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    Petzl GRIGRI 2 Belay Device

    Lighter, smaller and more versatile than the original GRIGRI, the Petzl GRIGRI 2 belay device delivers excellent control for top-rope climbing and lead climbing. See details

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    Lighter, smaller and more versatile than the original GRIGRI, the Petzl GRIGRI 2 belay device delivers excellent control for top-rope climbing and lead climbing.

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    Lighter, smaller and more versatile than the original GRIGRI, the Petzl GRIGRI 2 belay device delivers excellent control for top-rope climbing and lead climbing.

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    Lighter, smaller and more versatile than the original GRIGRI, the Petzl GRIGRI 2 belay device delivers excellent control for top-rope climbing and lead climbing.

    • GRIGRI 2 is 25% smaller and 20% lighter than the original GRIGRI, so it won't slow you down on multipitch climbs when every gram counts; device weighs 185g
    • Accommodates a wider range of rope sizes than the original GRIGRI; fits single ropes ranging in diameter from 8.9mm - 11mm
    • Assisted-braking feature is designed to pinch the rope to help the belayer hold falls
    • New handle design allows a very gradual release of the rope so you can lower a climber with excellent control
    • Works well for rappelling on single ropes while cleaning or setting a route
    • Stainless-steel friction plate and cam stand up to regular use
    • Engraved diagram on side of the Petzl GRIGRI 2 belay device illustrates proper rope setup

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

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    Petzl GRIGRI 2 Belay Device Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Climbing
    Yes
    Single line only
    8.9mm - 11mm, single
    Suitable for belaying
    Suitable for rappelling
    Fits rope sizes

    Petzl GRIGRI 2 Belay Device

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    Petzl GRIGRI 2 Belay Deviceis rated4.4286out of5by21.
    Rated5out of5byfromgreat buyMy wife and I just started rock climbing and both started out with just an ATC but she never felt super comfortable with it and i never felt super comfortable with her belaying me with it cause it was always very jerky. We got the Gri Gri 2 and both love it. it was super easy to learn and my wife now lowers me much more smoothly. I have seen others say it is hard to learn to use but i thought just the opposite. even my wife whom has no mechanical know how figured it out in seconds.
    Date published: 2014-03-24
    Rated4out of5byfromAn Improvement in the Next GenGreat for long days of belay and long climbs. the hole for carabeeners is a little small and fits only round beeners
    Date published: 2014-03-09
    Rated4out of5byfromWorks as expectedI got this belay device as a gift to my wife (I'm a happy owner of Gri Gri 1). She didn't like this new version, so I exchanged it with her. We are using both models now.
    Date published: 2013-09-05
    Rated5out of5byfromThis thing is great!I got 2 of these to replace the older model that we have at the camp I work at. After using the older model and a different brand, this gri gri felt amazing to use. They are smaller and lighter which is always a plus. I think they flipped the handle around on the knew one so its easier to get to. Over all its a great product.
    Date published: 2013-07-24
    Rated4out of5byfromDoes it's jobSo far it's done the job of auto-locking. I only break it out if I'm feeling tired after a day of climbing or my climber is on a long climb. I prefer to use the ATC whenever possible. I find it harder to pay out rope when using this on lead climbs and for that reason usually use the ATC instead. Lowering can be a little jumpy until you get used to the lower mechanism. All in all it's a well made product that does it's job and provides some piece of mind.
    Date published: 2013-07-08
    Rated4out of5byfromEasy to use - just don't lose!I use the Grigri for almost everything - even rappelling if I need to. Having the auto-locking feature is probably the biggest strength and makes it worth the extra $60 or so. Such a convenience if you need to make a small adjustment, grab a sip of water, or itch a mosquito bite (I know, I know, your attention should be fastidiously on the climber, however). When lowering someone (or yourself when rappelling), it takes a bit of practice to operate it smoothly. It's a millimeter difference between a relaxing smooth belay and an adrenaline-pumping speed drop sort of thing. Be careful! Also, the maneuver to remove the Grigri from the rope can sometimes be a little consuming. Just be careful not to drop it on a multi-pitch!
    Date published: 2013-06-27
    Rated4out of5byfromWorth it for added safetyTook a bit to get used to, but according to my climbing partners, it gives a "smooth ride." I like knowing that if something happens, the auto lock is there as a back up. It can be easy to load it backwards if you're not paying attention - it makes for a slightly different safety check before climbing, but the pictures on the device make it easy.
    Date published: 2013-06-24
    Rated4out of5byfromGrigri has a place on my rackI purchased the grigri because I wanted a safer method of belaying on top of multipitch routes. Sadly, that is the only time I will ever use it. . . . I have used it on three seperate occasions and find it difficult to maintain constant lowering speeds. I guess I just love my atc!
    Date published: 2013-06-19

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