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Wild Country Ascent Screwgate Carabiner

$16.95 - $17.95
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Ascent Screwgate Carabiner

Wild Country designed the Ascent Screwgate Carabiner primarily for belaying, but it's also helpful for rigging anchors or clipping into climbing anchors. The skinnier side has a lip that stays secure to your belay loop, and the wide top accommodates Munter hitches should you choose to go indirect. The Ascent also features a wide gate opening, a secure screwgate locker, and a keylock nose for snag-free convenience.

  • Hot-forged 7075 aluminum
  • Wide gate opening with screwgate locker
  • Keylock nose
  • Item #WDC001P

Material
7075 aluminum
Gate Type
locking
Features
keylock nose
Major Axis Strength
28 kN
Minor Axis Strength
8 kN
Open Gate Strength
8 kN
Gate Opening
23.5 mm
Claimed Weight
2.61 oz
Recommended Use
climbing
Manufacturer Warranty
lifetime

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>Rating: 5

Perfect for the alpine

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
Lite

I bought the Lite version of this carabiner to shave weight off of my alpine rack. I wanted a carabiner that light, but could function well as a for belaying and used for the munter hitch if needed. This carabiner is perfect for this task as it strikes the perfect balance between functionality and weight savings. The rounded top works well for the munter hitch where I-beam constructed light weight carabiners fall short. No issues with the gate clearance and as the other reviewer said, the screw gate is smooth and fast. I would definitely purchase again and recommend to anyone looking decrease pack weight.

>Rating: 5

Smooth operator

I just received this carabiner. It is light. Still rounded instead of I beam which i like. The screw gate is the easiest and smoothest I have ever seen.