There are nearly 50 different belay devices on the market, and fewer than five qualify as “auto-locking.”
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There are nearly 50 different belay devices on the market, and fewer than five qualify as “auto-locking.” It says quite a bit about a Petzl Grigi that today, 18 years after its introduction to the market, it is still the gold standard for auto-locking devices. The combination of its ease of use, and effectiveness for catching falls and holding hangdogging partners, makes the Grigri the preferred device for single-pitch cragging.
Mammut Smart 2.0
MSRP: $34.95 BEST FOR: Cragging, Gym Climbing There’s something nice about being able to see everything that’s happening inside a belay device—all the bends in the rope, what allows that ever-so-important braking to … Continue reading “Mammut Smart 2.0”
Petzl’s GRIGRI has once again evolved into the next generation model—the Plus. The new GRIGRI+ further refines the time-tested, 26-year-old design with improvements in safety, durability and functionality. Here are highlights: Wider rope range. The … Continue reading “Petzl GRIGRI+”