Petzl Ascension Ascender

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The Ascension Ascender from Petzl is a handled ascender that provides a positive grip on a single kernmantle ropes between 8-13mm diameter. It features an ergonomically moulded grip handle which allows a comfortable yet powerful grip, it is also wide enough that it can be used when wearing thick gloves and a wide lower hole is perfect for attaching two carabiners for a lanyard and footloop. There is a safety catch which is fully integrated into the body of the ascender which helps to reduce any snagging and the toothed cam with self-cleaning slot optimises performance under a huge range of conditions, even with dirty or frozen ropes.

Available in left or right hand versions.

Technical details

  • Materials: aluminium, chrome-plated steel, plastic, rubber, nylon
  • Rope compatibility: 8-13mm
  • Designed for ascending a rope
  • Simple and effective
  • Ergonomic molded handle
  • Wide opening allows for use with gloves
  • Ergonomic upper part to to maximise power when using two hands
  • Totally integrated safety catch to help prevent snagging
  • Toothed cam with self-cleaning slot for optimum performance
  • Can be used under any conditions including frozen or dirty ropes
  • Wide lower hole allows carabiners to be easily attached
  • Weight: 165g


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Ideal For
Indoor Climbing, Rock climbing
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