Petzl BASIC Ascender

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Petzl Basic Ascender

Compact, Versatile Rope Clamp

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.


  • 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
  • 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 


  • Material: Aluminum Frame, Stainless Steel Cam, Nylon Safety Catch
  • Weight: 85g
  • Rope compatibility: 8 to 11mm
  • Certification: CE EN 567, UIAA
  • Guarantee: 3 Years


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