Code: WINTER20

Description

It’s tradition with a twist.

Use the Ange L Lite Wire Gate Carabiner on your next climbing trip whether you’re at the local crag or heading west for the trip of a lifetime in Yosemite. Petzl designed the Ange L to provide the fluidity of a spring-gate biner with the lightweight versatility of a standard wire-gate.

  • Keylock system eliminates the hook on traditional carabiners that can snag on ropes, anchors, or other climbing gear.
  • H-profile shape is thicker on the inside to improve rope passage
  • Nose shape is designed to optimize clipping and un-clipping
  • Indent on bottom of the Ange L maintains sling placement to prevent slippage when you place your piece

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5 5

Excellent

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

The action is very clean super light and I still trust it when it's below my feet

4 5

Petzl Ange L, a good, strong carabiner

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

These Petzl Carabiners are really sick! I was put off by the single wire gate design, but they are very safe and a bomber carabiner! My buddy is the owner, but we have used them on multiple big walls and routes. They are great as a loose biner for aid climbing, used on runners, and as a quickdraw. The nose is narrow, which makes cleaning while weighting a hanger a much easier task! The Ange S Ultra-Lite Wire design cut 6 grams off the Ange L Lite Wire, making it one pure ounce. The design of the Angle S has lost up to 2kN in strength and 3mm of gate opening compared to the Angle L. Here are some more detailed specs taken from Petzl's website.

Specifications
Material(s) : aluminum
Capacity: 21 mm
Certification(s) : CE EN 12275 type B, UIAA
Made in: FR
Guarantee: 3 years

Color(s): Blue
Reference(s): M59 B
Weight: 34 g
Major axis strength: 22 kN
Open gate strength: 10 kN
Minor axis strength: 7 kN
Gate opening: 26 mm

Color(s): Dark Gray
Reference(s): M59 G
Weight: 34 g
Major axis strength: 22 kN
Open gate strength: 10 kN
Minor axis strength: 7 kN
Gate opening: 26 mm

Petzl Ange L, a good, strong carabiner
2 5

I guess I'll be the first hater...

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I'm glad I only got one of these carabiners because I really don't like it. The gate is super small; I struggled to clip my 9.8mm through it. The gate is unique, and although I'm sure it's secure, it feels super wobbly. It isn't even the lightest carabiner out there.

4 5

Light, Ergonomic, Expensive

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

These are nice and light and handle extremely well. Thicker gloves were surprisingly not very awkward (to me anyways) with the short, single wire gate. They also have a higher than most open gate strength rating. The shape is different than anything I have used before and they have quickly become my favorite carabiner.

However, they are not cheap. At almost $12/biner, there are options that are half as cheap and better than half as good. If you have the money, I highly recommend these if you want/can afford these, however, I'm not sure they are worth their $12 price tag.

5 5

Easy Clip

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I bought a whole bunch of these very happy with them. Easy to clip,light, and I like these better than the standard wire biners.

Easy Clip
5 5

Smart Idea!

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

This is an awesome biner! The single wire gate isn't like a regular non-wire biner, but it's not like a wire, either. It's uber-light, as light as any wire gate biner I've every used, and it doesn't snag while cleaning. Although the Black Diamond Hoodwire is designed not to snag, it weighs more than the Ange, and it's a wire gate biner. I highly recommend this for anything from quickdraws for sport, trad, or ice, to a biner for racking your cams, to a biner to hold your shoes or slings while you climb.

5 5

Light, smooth and handles well

A really great option for lightweight and easy clipping biner. The self cleaning gate/nose is awesome for ice and alpine climbing. Notchless style nose is also amazing for cleaning on steep sport routes. Also the style of gate means no mystery unclipping as it is hooded/protected. Overall I think this is one of the safest, slickest biners out there that you can buy.