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Petzl Basic Ascender


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.

1 in stock


  • 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


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

Additional information

Weight 85 g




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