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Gibbs Aluminum Ascender
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Gibbs Ascenders are commonly used by rescue teams as a substitute for prusik cord brake in rope rigging systems and work well under the most adverse conditions, even on muddy or iced ropes. Designed not to slip. Pull tested to 1000lbf (4.44kN).

#1 Free Running: Load must be put on the cam to support the weight of the rope. 7/16 - 1/2" (11-13mm rope) MBS 2550 lbs. Sport model intended for climbing ropes and pack hauling. Not intended for litter raising or support of more than one person for self belay.

#2 Spring Loaded: WIth the spring engaged it will support it's own weight with no load on the cam. 7/16 - 1/2" (11-13mm rope). Sport model intended for climbing ropes and pack hauling by mountain climbers and cavers. It is not intended for litter raising or support of more than one person or self bleay.

#3 Spring Loaded: With heavy duty aluminum shell and forged cam. 7/16 - 1/2" (11-13mm rope) MBS 5000 lbs. Intended for Litter raising and load hauling where extra strength and light weight is required. Not for self belay by solo climbers.

#4 Spring Loaded: With heavy duty aluminum shell and forged cam. 5/8 - 3/4" (14-19mm) MBS 5650 lbs. Intended for Litter raising and load hauling where extra strength is required. Not for self belay by solo climbers.

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