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Locking Carabiner

Locking carabiners for indoor and sport rock climbing. The dual pin and auto locking carabiners use a spring mechanism to snap in a clocked position, while the screw gate carabiner locks using threads which must be twisted into a locked position. A lock-type carabiner is particularly useful for climbing applications.

Locking Mechanism

The locking mechanism creates a secure anchor which is much more difficult to accidentally open. This can happen during belaying and anchoring activities if the climbing rope is twisted or the carabiner is pressed against a rock or other gear. The locking mechanism provides added security. Typically, climbers need 2 or 3 locking carabiners and a belay device for anchoring gear and belays.

Locking Carabiner Gate

Locking Carabiner GateThe locking carabiner has sleeve that slides or screws over the gate which locks it closed. It has an "auto locking" spring loaded screw sleeve, or a threaded screw gate. The spring sleeve rests in the closed position. The climber must twist the sleeve to open the gate. Twist lock sleeves are easy to use and can be operated with one hand. These are popular for indoor and sport climbing.

Screw Gate Type

Screw gate type locks can also be operated with one hand. When locked, the sleeve screws over the latch preventing the gate from opening unless it is unscrewed. This type is popular with outdoor, canyon and big wall climbing. They considered by most climbers to be the most secure type of locking carabiner. These are slightly larger than the non-locking version which makes it applicable to use for connecting two ropes together, or connecting a rope to a runner. The locking type can be found in all of the same shapes as the snap type: Oval, D-symmetrical and A-symmetrical.

Use of Locking Carabiners

Belaying, rappelling and abseiling are the most common uses for locking carabiners. The largest of the locking types are the most popular as it provides more room for the rope and sling, or two ropes. Plus the additional space gives working room for fingers.

Camcon Locking Carabiner, Small Cc23000

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Camcon Locking Carabiner, Small CC23000

Mad Rock Oval Tech Screw Carabiner

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Lightweight and symmetrical in shape that is great for anchors.

BLACK DIAMOND Positron Screwgate Carabiner

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With a low-profile design, this lightweight, compact keylock carabiner offers a versatile range of functions, all while reducing snags and being easy to clip and clean.

Orbit Lock Carabiner (Screwgate)

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The Orbit Screw Gate Carabiner has a nose profile that easily slips into and out of webbing and old pins making it ideal for setting up snag-free anchors. While wonderfully lightweight, the Orbit Screw Gate also maintains a good size with ample inner area for working with ropes.

Mad Rock Super Tech Screw Carabiner (Black)

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One of the lightest keylock screwgates in the world.

Mad Rock Ultra Tech HMS Triple Lock Locking Carabiner

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The MADLOK-HMS carabiner is a great match for your belay device. This triple action auto-lock carabiner also features the forged I-beam construction and a snag proof keyless nose.

Petzl Attache Locking Carabiner

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FEATURES of the Petzl Attache Screw-Lock Carabiner Compact, lightweight and easy to handle Pear shape facilitates belaying with the Munter hitch on single ropes Keylock system Available in Screw-Lock system only (with red lock indicator) SPECIFICATIONS of the Petzl Attache Screw-Lock Carabiner Weight: 80 g Locking System: Screw-Lock Major Axis Strength: 23 kN Minor Axis Strength: 7 kN Open Gate Strength:...

HMS Lock Carabiner (Screwgate)

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Large screw gate carabiner designed for belaying and rappelling with either a Munter hitch or standard belay device. Keylocking closure eliminates snagging.

Petzl Spirit Screw Lock Carabiner

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Weighing in at only 45g, the lightweight Petzl Spirit Spirit Screw Lock Carabiner is perfect for building anchors and clipping into belay stations.

Petzl OK Oval Screwgate Locking Carabiner

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The symmetric shape of the Petzl OK Oval Screwgate locking carabiner makes it especially useful when rigging hauling systems.

3 Pack AYAMAYA Locking Climbing Carabiners, Ultra Tech 30KN Aluminum Screwgate Carabiner Screw Lock D-ring Chain Clip Hook Outdoor Buckle

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Descriptions: 1.Screw-on biner Design 2.Firm and durable 3.Anti-skidding and safe 4.D-shape: a perfect connect between the protector and belt. 5.Great for outdoor activity, camping, fishing, hiking, traveling, keychain etc 6.Application:exploring, rappelling, rescue, engineering protection, aerial work Specification: Material: Aluminium-magnesium alloy Certification system: CE Dimensions (L x W):...

Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock

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DECENT FEATURES of the Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock Hot-forged construction Innovative gate design uses two magnetic arms in the gate and a steel insert in the nose for super-secure, interference-free closure Key lock nose prevents snagging One-hand operable Innovative design isolates belay loop to eliminate cross-loading I-Beam spine transitions into a rounded, large rope-bearing surface The SPECS...

3 Pack Ayamaya 30kn / 3000kg Aluminum Locking Rock Climbing Carabiner D Shape Screwgate Carabiner Hook Twist Lock Carabiner Outdoor Sport Tools

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Descriptions: 1.Screw-on biner Design 2.Firm and durable 3.Anti-skidding and safe 4.D-shape: a perfect connect between the protector and belt. 5.Great for outdoor activity, camping, fishing, hiking, traveling, keychain etc 6.Application:exploring, rappelling, rescue, engineering protection, aerial work Specification: Material: Aluminium-magnesium alloy Certification system: CE Dimensions (L x W):...
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