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Belay/Rappel/Haul

Narrow Category:  Ascenders / Hauling   Belay/Rappel Devices
Belay devices are amongst the most important pieces of climbing equipment and also one of the first things new climbers tend to buy, so it pays to take some time and make the right choice. Standard two-hole devices like the Petzl Reverso 3 and Black Diamond ATC allow you to belay and abseil off single and double ropes. They're light and versatile, and equally good for sports or trad climbing, or even ice. Every climber should have one.
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Black Diamond Equipment ATC-XP 620049 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Great Trango Holdings Squid 21910 (Great Trango Holdings)
Petzl America Micro Traxion Pulley P53 (Petzl America)
Black Diamond Equipment Nforce Rope Ascender Left 620002 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment ATC-XP
620049
Great Trango Holdings Squid
21910
Petzl America Micro Traxion Pulley
P53
Black Diamond Equipment Nforce Rope Ascender Left
620002
$21.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment ATC-XP 620049 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$29.95
 
Great Trango Holdings Squid 21910 (Great Trango Holdings)
$99.95
 
Petzl America Micro Traxion Pulley P53 (Petzl America)
$79.95
$63.96
 
Black Diamond Equipment Nforce Rope Ascender Left 620002 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Omega Pacific Rappel Ring 433748 (Omega Pacific)
Black Diamond Equipment ATC Belay Device 620045 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment ATC Guide Belay/Rappel Device 620055 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Petzl America Tibloc Rope Clamp/grab B01 (Petzl America)
Omega Pacific Rappel Ring
433748
Black Diamond Equipment ATC Belay Device
620045
Black Diamond Equipment ATC Guide Belay/Rappel Device
620055
Petzl America Tibloc Rope Clamp/grab
B01
$5.50
 
Omega Pacific Rappel Ring 433748 (Omega Pacific)
$17.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment ATC Belay Device 620045 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$29.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment ATC Guide Belay/Rappel Device 620055 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$32.95
 
Petzl America Tibloc Rope Clamp/grab B01 (Petzl America)
Petzl America UltraLegere Pulley Wheel P00A (Petzl America)
Petzl America PIRANA Descender D05 (Petzl America)
Petzl America Croll Chest Ascender B16 (Petzl America)
Petzl America Huit Figure 8 Descender D01 (Petzl America)
Petzl America UltraLegere Pulley Wheel
P00A
Petzl America PIRANA Descender
D05
Petzl America Croll Chest Ascender
B16
Petzl America Huit Figure 8 Descender
D01
$4.95
 
Petzl America UltraLegere Pulley Wheel P00A (Petzl America)
$37.95
 
Petzl America PIRANA Descender D05 (Petzl America)
$68.95
 
Petzl America Croll Chest Ascender B16 (Petzl America)
$22.00
 
Petzl America Huit Figure 8 Descender D01 (Petzl America)
Petzl America Pro Traxion P51A (Petzl America)
Petzl America Gemini Double Pulley P66A (Petzl America)
 
Petzl America Pro Traxion
P51A
Petzl America Gemini Double Pulley
P66A
 
$134.95
 
Petzl America Pro Traxion P51A (Petzl America)
$98.95
 
Petzl America Gemini Double Pulley P66A (Petzl America)
 

Figure 8 descenders are more for rappelling than belaying but if you're making a long descent on a hot day the extra metal on a fig 8 will disperse heat better than a smaller ATC-style belay device. They do have a tendency to twist ropes though. For big walling and rescue applications it might not be just about getting your body safety up to the top of a route. You might need to haul heavy gear (or a heavy person) behind you. Sometimes you might also want to ascend a single rope rather than a rock face, and for this we recommend Petzl Ascenders. A pair of left and right Ascensions will make the job just about as efficient as it can be. Pulleys can also be really useful when hauling, and again, Petzl make what are probably the best on the market today.