carminewrote a review of Petzl Stop Descender on May 15, 2007
I liked the stop descender it has pretty kewl features it has a stop latch and can hook onto a biner or snap onto a rope with ease. functionality of this piece of equipment seems flawless and i liked the lil diagram stamped into the side plate. always good to have a quick reference! as far as flaws there where a few things a didn't like. first i couldn't draw rope through the devise in reverse even after releasing all tension. the second is a fatal flaw if used with a biner and for some reason you must make an assent other biners attached to the harness can contact the locking devise creating a potentially dangerous situation. best bet always test your rig and work out bugs at low altitudes.