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These items are made to make ascending a rope easier and quicker for the rescuer. Alot of these tools have several applications.

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CMI Expedition NFPA Ascenders
CMI Expedition NFPA Ascenders

Tired of handgrips that mash your pinkies? We've got the answer! The CMI Expedition Ascender incorporates the most comfortable handgrip ever seen on an ascender. NFPA Approved

Our price: $182.55
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CMI Foot Ascenders
CMI Foot Ascenders

Rope climbing is made easier by the CMI Foot Ascender. The addition of this boot-mounted device maintains tension on the rope, allowing for easier advancement of the main ascender, and promotes better use of body mechanics by keeping your body in an upright position. The body is crafted from anodized aluminum, and the hardcoated cams carry our exclusive wear-out guarantee, the same as our popular Ultrascenders and Expedition ascenders.

Available in right- and left-foot models.

Our price: $71.00
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CMI Large Ultrascenders
CMI Large Ultrascenders

Our new Ultrascenders are designed to be the most convenient and easy to use ascenders around

Our price: $147.22

CMI Ropewalker Ascenders
CMI Ropewalker Ascenders

The first improvement on the classic Gibbs design in years! Our enhancements include adjustable spring tension, a reversible cable and pin, and "mud vents" to help prevent dirt caked on rope from degrading ascender performance. Available with red anodized aluminum (left) or stainless steel (center) bodies.

The CMI Arborist Ropewalker (right) ascender provides quick mechanical adjustment to fliplines and comes equipped with an adjustable spring tension and a bolt through the cam for fixed application on the lanyard. 

Our price: $67.10

CMI Small Ultrascenders
CMI Small Ultrascenders

Our new Ultrascenders are designed to be the most convenient, easiest to use and most comfortable ascenders around.

Our price: $126.84
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Gibbs KlimAir
Gibbs KlimAir
A new item from the makers of the Classic Gibbs Ascender, the Klimair acts as a mechanical prusik knot. Its bi-directional rope grabbing capability allows a multitude of uses. The swivelling rigging point lets this unit work with positioning ropes and permits the climber to climb past obstructions (girders, tree limbs, etc. ) without removing the unit or utilizing a second rope grab. For use on 1/2” synthetic ropes only. Secures to rope with a split ring and clevis pin. 602263 Gibbs Klimair
Our price: $75.00
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Gibbs Sport Model Free Running Ascender
Gibbs Sport Model Free Running Ascender
This lightweight free running model is perfect for sport and recreational use.
Our price: $43.00
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Petzl FOOTAPE
Petzl FOOTAPE

Adjustable webbing foot loop

Our price: $34.95
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Petzl LOOPING Etrier
Petzl LOOPING Etrier

Four-step etrier

Our price: $54.95
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Petzl PANTIN
Petzl PANTIN

Used with a CROLL, ASCENSION or BASIC ascender, the PANTIN foot ascender keeps the body vertical and makes rope ascent more efficient and less tiring. The compact shape and durability of its attachment strap allows it to remain constantly attached to the foot. The PANTIN is available in both LEFT and RIGHT footed versions.

Our price: $79.95

Petzl SECUR
Petzl SECUR

Shoulder straps for positioning the CROLL rope clamp

Our price: $36.95
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RT1 Gibbs Slinger
RT1 Gibbs Slinger
We combine the rescue versions of the 1/2” Gibbs Ascender with our high
strength 1” Flat web to create a versatile rope grab system that
virtually eliminates torsion loads on the rope grab and carabiner.
Meets NFPA 1983 strength specifications for ascenders.
Our price: $79.00

RT1 Rescue Ascender- Large (1/2"-5/8")
RT1 Rescue Ascender- Large (1/2"-5/8")
Manufactured from high strength aluminum alloy. Machined from thick-walled extrusion for extra durability. Shell has special curved rope interface section for superior rope strength and minimized rope damage. Rigging point will accommodate all of our carabiners and will pass many locking collars. Quick-attach pip pin for easy attachment to rope. For use on kernmantle rope only.
Our price: $76.55
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RT1, Anthron Handled Rescue Ascenders
RT1, Anthron Handled Rescue Ascenders
Manufatured of aluminum, the Anthron fits ropes 8mm - 1/2" in diameter. special grip material on handle is very comfortable and is slip - resistant.
Weight: 8.5 oz.
Dimensions: 7.6" x 3.6"
Our price: $62.50

RT1, Deluxe Ascender Sling Set
RT1, Deluxe Ascender Sling Set
Can be configured for both Texas and "Frog" style ascending systems. Simply attach slings via rapid link or girth hitch to ascenders. Adjustable harness attachment slings give this set a wide size range. Manufactured of high quality 1" nylon webbing. Two slings attach to a seat/chest harness. The double foot loops connects a second ascender to the rescuers feet. Special adjuster for the foot loops help prevent loops from sliding off boots.

Our price: $36.45
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SMC Grip
SMC Grip

The SMC Grip is hands down the best rope grab on the market. As the newest member of the SMC family this rope grab designed to work with virtually any rope you have in your gear bag. Certified to Meet NFPA ''T'' - Technical Use 5kN (10-12.5 rope diameter). 

Our price: $54.00
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SMC-PMI Grip Rope Grab
SMC-PMI Grip Rope Grab

This rope grab is a solid, compact performer that can be used as a ratchet or a grip on kernmantle rope whenever reliability and care are priorities. The compact curved body is easy to hold, while the secure user friendly release mechanism makes attaching it to a loaded or unloaded rope a breeze. The specially designed cam protects your rope in the event of unexpected loading.

Our price: $71.45
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Petzl Rescucender
Petzl Rescucender
Compact rope clamp/grab intended for moving on fixed ropes. Suitable for hauling heavy loads. Incorporated into a hauling system, it operates as a
progress capture device. Acts as a load limiter if overloaded or subjected to an impact force.
Our price: $84.95

Yates Rescue Stirrup
Yates Rescue Stirrup

Designed to attach to ascenders to aid in ascending. Black

Our price: $34.00
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Gibbs Rescue 1/2" Spring Loaded Ascender
Gibbs Rescue 1/2" Spring Loaded Ascender
Gibbs Ascenders provide excellent performance under the most adverse conditions, even with muddy or iced ropes. They are widely used by rescue teams as mechanical Prusiks in systems and rappels. 5,000 lbs.
Our price: $53.50

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