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Petzl Basic Ascender Zoom

Petzl Basic Ascender

Product Code: VL-B18BAA

  • Rope diameter: 8-11mm

  • A very compact ascender with superb grip

  • Designed for ascending on a fixed line or progressive capture in a hauling system

  • The toothed cam has self-cleaning slots to optimise performance under any conditions

  • Cam manufactured using stainless steel to provide better corrosion resistance

  • The lower attachment hole is big enough for two karabiners (lanyard and foot loop)

  • Upper connection hole used for guiding the rope

  • Weight: 85g

  • Test Standards: CE EN 567, UIAA

Availability: In stock

Excl. VAT: £34.17 Incl. VAT: £41.00

Product Description


The Petzl Basic ascender is a compact ascender that fits perfectly in the hand for easy rope ascents, it has also been specifically designed for excellent grip. The lower attachment hole is large enough to accept two karabiners for the lanyard and the foot loop. The upper attachment hole is used for guiding the rope. The toothed cam has self-cleaning slots, this allows the basic ascender to work well in any conditions (frozen or muddy ropes).

Additional Information

Additional Information
Additional Information
Name Petzl Basic Ascender
Manufacturer Petzl
Rope diameter (mm) 8-11mm
Weight (g) 85
Material Aluminum frame, stainless steel cam, nylon safety catch
Colour Aluminium
Test Standards CE EN 567, UIAA
Product Code VL-B18BAA
Brand Petzl
Helmet Colour No


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