Black Diamond HotForge Straight Gate Carabiner

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Built for smooth clipping on the bolt side of a quickdraw, the Black Diamond HotForge straight gate carabiner features a hot-forged, lightweight construction and improved keylock design.

  • Features

    • Hot-forged construction results in a lighter weight as material can be removed where it's not needed and added where durability is key
    • Larger rope-bearing surface adds durability
    • Nose geometry allows for efficient clipping and unclipping
    • Flats on gate reduce likelihood of accidental opening


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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use


    Carabiner Type


    Gate Type


    Gate Open Clearance

    22 millimeters

    Strength Major Axis Closed

    24 kilonewtons

    Strength Minor Axis

    8 kilonewtons




    45 grams

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