Selecting your ascender

Petzl ascenders are designed for ascending mounted ropes, however in addition they produce other makes use of: serving to a second in problem, hauling a sufferer out of a crevasse or up a wall, self-belaying… For this, there are a number of varieties of ascenders: hand ascenders, chest ascenders and backup ascenders.

Forms of Petzl ascenders



  • Hand ascenders

    Due to their wonderful dealing with, these ascenders are primarily used for ascending ropes. Their design additionally offers varied methods to put in the machine on rope to make a pulley system or haul a pack.

    ASCENSION

    ASCENSION

    Dealt with ascender with a snug, highly effective grip.



    BASIC

    BASIC

    Compact and light-weight ascender.



    Rope ascent with hand ascender installed above the user.

    Rope ascent with hand ascender put in above the person

    Examples of different methods to make use of hand ascenders

    Hauling with an ASCENSION handled ascender

    Hauling with an ASCENSION dealt with ascender

    Pulley system with a BASIC ascender

    Pulley system with a BASIC ascender



  • Chest ascenders

    Put in on to the harness, they’re used with a hand ascender for ascending rope.

    CROLL® S

    CROLL® S

    Strengthened chest ascender for skinny to medium-diameter ropes



    CROLL® L

    CROLL® L

    Chest ascender for big diameter ropes



  • Backup ascender



    TIBLOC

    TIBLOC

    Ultralight and compact, TIBLOC is a backup ascender that adapts readily to conditions aside from ascending rope: pulley methods, progress seize…



    Hauling

    Hauling

    Hauling

    Hauling

    Rope ascent

    Rope ascent

Locking methods



Locking with toothed cam (all ascenders except TIBLOC)

Locking with toothed cam (all ascenders besides TIBLOC)

The tooth provoke the locking motion, and the cam pinches the rope. Locking is perfect in all situations: moist, frozen, muddy rope…, whereas sliding the machine upward is simple.



Locking with teeth and carabiner (TIBLOC)

Locking with tooth and carabiner (TIBLOC)

The carabiner locks the rope by pinching it in opposition to the tooth. The self-cleaning slot allows use beneath any situations: moist, icy, or muddy rope… Locking with tooth and carabiner offers an ultra-light answer.



Selecting your ascender


Selection table, ascenders.





Ascender equipment


For larger effectivity and comfort when ascending, Petzl provides equipment to be used with hand and chest ascenders.


PANTIN

FOOTAPE

FOOTAPE

Adjustable webbing foot loop

FOOTCORD

FOOTCORD

Adjustable foot loop made with HMPE wire for larger versatility and optimum sturdiness

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