Grivel carabiners are forged using 7000-series
aluminium, the same alloy and forging process as they use for their ice axe
shafts, as it offers an excellent balance between light weight, breaking
strength and durability. Each one is individually strength tested and as its
individual test number laser etched onto it.
The Omega Screwgate is a classic pear-shaped HMS;
the smooth profile across the top allows free-flowing use of an Italian
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