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  • 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
  • Ergonomic trigger can be operated with 1 hand
  • Hole at the bottom is large enough to fit 2 carabiners (sold separately) for attaching a lanyard and a foot loop
  • Includes multiple attachment points to allow for different uses, such as self-belaying or hauling
  • Use together with a chest ascender (sold separately) when ascending fixed lines
  • Petzl Basic Multipurpose Compact ascender is designed for use with ropes between 8 and 11mm in diameter


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Best Use Climbing
Fits Rope Sizes 8 - 11 millimeters
Body Material Aluminum
Cam Material Stainless steel
Weight 90 grams
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Used for toprope soloing Works well for what its designed for. I use it as a backup for top rope soloing and it has served me well. It slides along the rope very well and does not require tending which is key.
Date published: 2017-05-02
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