Petzl Stop Descender

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Made for caving, the Petzl Stop is an assisted-braking descender that improves descent control and facilitates rope maneuvers. It is compatible with 8.5 to 11mm diameter low-stretch kernmantel ropes.


  • Assisted braking improves control during the descent
  • Design of the handled camming mechanism offers a comfortable descent
  • Compatible with 8.5 to 11mm diameter low-stretch kernmantel ropes
  • The ergonomic handle provides a comfortable grip and allows you to easily unblock the rope and lower someone
  • Installation diagram engraved on the descender
  • Safety gate on the openable side plate allows the rope to be installed easily while the device remains connected to the harness
  • Elongated connection hole lets a FREINO Z carabiner (not included) be rotated to make the descender loss-proof when transferred from gear loop to semi-circular carabiner
  • Stainless-steel pulley and cam provide great durability


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Technical Specs

Best Use


Fits Rope Sizes

Single rope: 8.5-11 millimeters

Cam Material

Stainless steel


350 grams

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