It is small and light and does not exert any damage on the rope. This carabiner has been very popular with technically advanced cavers. The brake/snapgate is an almost indispensable accessory for larger people or with use of a heavy haul sack, perhaps on new and dry ropes. Although some people are reluctant to use braking carabiners, we strongly recommend it as with correct use it can prevent potentially very dangerous situations.
A snapgate carabiner in AISI 304 stainless steel, used in combination with caving descenders (pulley or figure of 8) on a single rope.Weight: 135g
R = 12kN (including the twisted ring)
Light alloy carabiner with large size, designed for the belaying of the paddle and the recovery of the kayak. Usable as a large tool holder.
The Warmbac Round Base bag is a small, compact and simple caving tackle bag. Its great to stuff things into, but it also works really well for the transportation and protection of a Daren Jar. Warmbac has designed the round base bag to feature a tough and durable heavy duty PVC construction. This is a cylinder style bag and therefore it fits the Daren jar perfectly.
Twist-lock karabiner that incorporates an integral braking system for improving friction on descenders and belay devices. Works extremely well with the Grigri when using slimmer ropes such as the Beal Booster, which can normally be a struggle.
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