Petzl Shunt Ascender

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Used below the rappel device, the Petzl Shunt works as a rappel backup and replaces self-jamming knots like the Prusik. It works on both single and double ropes.

  • Features

    • Easy to install on the rope
    • Smooth clamping surfaces won't damage rope
    • May be used to ascend single or doubled ropes


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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use


    Fits Rope Sizes

    Single ropes: 10-11 millimeters; double ropes: 8-11 millimeters

    Body Material


    Cam Material



    188 grams

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