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The use of a belay device has made climbing much safer. There are many devices, each with strengths and features that are advantageous for different types of climbing environments. Several devices have the capability to serve as both belay and rappel devices. Belay devices operate by allowing rope to be freely give to the climber when needed, or by allowing the belayer to immediately apply friction, or lock, the rope when necessary. A belay system requires a belay device, harness, anchor, rope and belayer-climber team. The belayer stands at the bottom of the climb. As the climber moves the belayer must pay out rope through the belay device and be ready to catch a fall at any time. When/if the climber reaches the finish the belayer engages the belay device so it causes friction with the rope.

DMM Bug Belay Device

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Take it easy on your ropes and rack weight with the DMM Bug Belay Device. Weighing in at under 60 grams, this tiny-yet-competent device earns its small name. Radiused edges take it easy on your lifelines sized 9. 5mm and larger.

CAMP USA Shell Belay Device

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Even with the hundreds of belay devices available, simple, functional tube styles like the CAMP Shell Belay Device still rule for obvious reasons--they're simple and functional. The 1. 7-ounce CAMP Shell Belay Device operates smoothly on single ropes from 10-11mm and allows double-rope rappels on...

Black Diamond Super 8 Belay Device

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Designed with belaying in mind, the Black Diamond Super 8 belay device features a versatile dual-hole design that allows use with single or double ropes.

Black Diamond ATC Belay Device

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They say imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, which is why you won't find the Black Diamond ATC griping about the wannabes. Built to handle ropes ranging in diameter from 7. 7mm to 11mm, this simple but functional device handles belaying and rappelling with kink-free ease. And weighing...

Black Diamond ATC Belay Device

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Often copied but never equaled, the Black Diamond ATC provides lightweight and durable belaying and rappelling performance anytime, anywhere. This classic design features a large surface area that dissipates heat when lowering or rappelling, and the smooth-handling geometry accommodates rope sizes from...

Black Diamond ATC Belay Device

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Lightweight and easy to use, the Black Diamond ATC belay device offers smooth handling while you're belaying and rappelling.

Black Diamond ATC - Sport Belay Device

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A superlight belay device designed for sport cragging and gym use, the ATC-Sport is a simplified, single-rope version of Black Diamond's ATC-XP. Two friction modes offer optimal stopping power while lowering your partner, and the versatile design accepts a wide range of rope sizes from 7.7 mm to...

Black Diamond ATC-XP Belay Device Spring 2012

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With multiple friction modes and an updated construction, the ATC-XP belay/rappel device is now 30% lighter than the original and has machined windows through the body.

Black Diamond ATC-XP Belay Device

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Get the full functionality of the finest crag gear without the unnecessary bells and whistles. The Black Diamond ATC-XP Belay Device demonstrates a commitment to simplicity and utility, which at least in part explains why it won Climbing Magazine's Editor's Choice Award. Capable of both high-friction...

Omega Pacific SBGII Belay/Rappel Device

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Go from full lock-off to whipping out rope with ease thanks to the rigid stem of the SBGII. Built to provide a myriad of connection/rigging options to vary the level of friction in the system to suit your needs perfectly.

Black Diamond ATC-Guide Belay Device

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The versatile Black Diamond ATC-Guide belay device offers complete belay and rappel functions and can be used with a variety of rope sizes.

Petzl Grigri 2 Belay Device - Old Model

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Belay device with assisted braking for 8.9 to 11 mm rope. The GRIGRI 2 belay device with assisted braking capability is designed to facilitate belay maneuvers. The GRIGRI 2 works equally well for lead climbing and top-roping. It may be used on all single dynamic 8.9 to 11 mm ropes on the market (optimized...

Petzl GRIGRI 2 Belay Device

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The compact and lightweight GRIGRI 2 Belay Device with assisted braking delivers excellent control for top-rope climbing and lead climbing.

Camp USA Ovo Belay Device

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FEATURES of the Camp USA Ovo Belay Device Auto-Locking belay for one or two followers SPECIFICATIONS of the Camp USA Ovo Belay Device Weight: 2.0 oz / 58 g Rope Diameter (Min): Double 8-9 mm Rope Diameter (Max): Single 10-11 mm ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.

CdyBox 35KN Super 8 Belay Device Titan Figure 8 Descender for Climbing

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Descriptions: Belaying and rappelling Light Weight and Strong Material: Aluminium and Magnesium alloy forging. The Super 8 is an anodized, super-light and full-size figure 8 that works extremely well when rappelling. Its traditional shape allows the rope to smoothly flow with the perfect amount of friction...

EDELRID Mega Jul Belay Device

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Our most versatile belay and abseil device made of solid stainless steel for durability. - For belaying a leader or bringing up 2 seconds, also suitable for abseiling - Very lightweight construction - High braking performance assists the belayer with leader falls - Small eyelet for releasing unit with...

Wild Country Pro Lite Belay Device

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FEATURES of the Wild Country Pro Lite Belay Device Lightweight Efficient braking slots SPECIFICATIONS of the Wild Country Pro Lite Belay Device Weight: 2.08 oz

Black Diamond Super 8 Belay/Rappel Device

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Fast and easy loading, this classic belay/rappel device uses a unique design that eliminates excess material by thinning out the non-rope bearing areas. Modern 8 design for smooth handling. Ideal for the retro climber or Search and Rescue professional. Works well with double 8.1 mm ropes up to 11 mm...
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