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Petzl Grigri Belay Device

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    Grigri Belay Device

    Petzl's Grigri has become a standard in the climbing community over the past decade. Climbing gyms now test on them, and a lot of elite climbers rely on their belayers to use the Grigri for its dependable assisted braking and slack-feeding. Petzl simply nailed the balance between assisted braking and slack-feeding with this contemporary model of the Grigri Belay Device. For this newest model, Petzl expanded the rope diameter by optimizing the use specifically for ropes ranging from 8.5 to 11mm. After doing all the research, there really isn't a larger rope diameter ideal for ropes as skinny nor as thick as the modern Grigri. Compared to the Grigri+, this specific model is ideal for experienced belayers and advanced climbers.

    • The new standard in assisted braking belay devices for climbing
    • Larger rope diameter ideal for climbing ropes from 8.5mm to 11mm
    • Durable stainless steel cam and friction plates stand up to years of use
    • Brake handle gives excellent control for lowering
    • Item #PTZ008V

    Tech Specs

    Material
    (side plates) aluminum, (cam and friction plate) stainless steel, (handle) reinforced nylon
    Type
    assisted brake
    Rope Diameter
    8.5 - 11mm
    Recommended Use
    climbing
    Manufacturer Warranty
    3 years

    Tech Specs

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    Worth the price!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    As a relatively new climber, the grigri makes me feel so much more comfortable belaying and being belayed. While it is more expensive than other belay devices, the security and confidence while climbing is definitely worth the price! As the other reviews state, it is great for top roping and leading. Excited to use it more!

    MUST HAVE!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I think every climber should have a Gri Gri and an ATC if you climb in or outside. The Gri Gri is amazing for belaying people on top rope that are working on a hard climb where they will fall a lot and need to rest, the Gri Gri does all the work for you as a belayer and holds the climber with the assisted braking while you sit back and snack. It may take a few times to get use to it since the assisted braking really works well but once you figure it out its so smooth and simple, try it on a few easy routes first. I also prefer to use this if I am lead belaying as well, makes catching a fall much easier on your self.

    What Can I Say?

      For top rope and lead belay, the GriGri is the best in the business though it weighs and costs more than other options.
      It’s the safest, easiest to use, and lets my 90lb friend belay my 250lb friend . Pretty much what everyone I climb with uses and my gym wont let people lead climb with anything else.

      Better for Smaller Ropes

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      This is much better with smaller ropes than the previous version. No slippage, even with ropes smaller than 9.5mm. The red option is really orange - just a heads up!

      Gift for a friend

      • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

      I got this as a gift for my friend and he LOVES it, super smooth and does the job/ he said he really likes the orange (red) color, the only thing is the color title is a bit misleading on the site.

      Got to love the grigri

      • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

      I bought this specific model of grigri for my buddy, he's been loving it. I own the grigri 2 and can say I love the what Petzl has made with their grigri line. It does take some getting used to when lead belaying. The extra peace of mind when it comes to securely belaying is well worth the price of these devices.

      Great!

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

      Had to switch from ATC to Grigri after a bad experience and this has given me confidence again, easy to use and feels really safe

      A great next gen!

        Love the new 2019 grigri, the lowering is noticeably smoother and the tiny change to the ledge shape makes it so much easier to give slack without compromising your brake hold. I wish it included the Grigri + stainless steel plate for durability but oh well. Happy with this purchase.

        Smooth and Safe

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        Everything about the grigri makes sport climbing easier and safer when used correctly. I've switched back and forth between an ATC pilot and Grigri for single pitch sport climbs, and for projecting hard routes when hanging time is inevitable, the grigri really can't be beat. Although significantly more expensive than other single-pitch belay devices, the amount of use you can get out of one easily justifies the investment. Belay on!

        Everything the grigri 2 has but smoother

        • Familiarity: I've used it several times

        This grigri is so smooth. You can tell a difference in giving slack and lowering compared to the grigri 2. It can handle a little bit thinner of a rope than the grigri 2 can. I have used the grigri 2 for many years and am happy with this upgrade.

        Not Red

        • Familiarity: I've used it several times

        So I have been waiting to buy a grigri for a few months now, but since I work in a rock climbing gym, I have been using the gyms grigri 2s. Since using this new grigri, it is pretty much a smoother version of the grigri 2. I am dissapointed in the color shown above and the color I recieved. This product shouldnt be listed as red, maybe sunburnt orange. It was kind of the only reason I decided to buy this grigri in the first place.

        Not Red

        GRIGRI - product highlights video

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        Designed for the experienced belayer, the GRIGRI is a belay device with assisted braking designed for belaying both in the gym and at the crag. Compact and lightweight, it can be used with single ropes from 8.5 to 11 mm. The assisted braking function improves comfort while belaying, holding a climber or catching a fall. The design of the handled camming mechanism enables exceptional descent control.