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Petzl Basic

Petzl Basic

Compact, versatile rope clamp

The BASIC is a compact ascender that fits well in the hand for rope ascents. The lower attachment hole is large enough to accept carabiners for the lanyard and the footloop.


• Compact ascender with excellent grip
• Can be used for rope ascent on a fixed line or as progress capture in a hauling system
• Toothed cam with self-cleaning slot optimizes performance under any conditions (frozen or muddy ropes...)
• Stainless steel cam has better resistance to corrosion
• Lower attachment hole large enough for two carabiners (lanyard and foot loop)
• Upper connection hole for guiding the rope


• Material(s): aluminum frame, stainless steel cam, nylon safety catch
• Weight: 85 g
• Rope compatibility: 8 to 11 mm
• Certification(s): CE EN 567, UIAA

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