Widely used for back-up and protection when ascending, self-belay and abseiling. The Petzl Shunt acts as a replacement for Prussik knots etc.
When positioned below a descender, the Shunt acts as a back-up belay for an abseil descent. It locks on to the rope as soon as you release it and follows your descent when you press on it.
- Easy to install on the rope
- Smooth clamping surfaces won’t damage rope.
- May be used to ascend single or doubled rope
- For use on single rope of 10 - 11mm diameter, or double ropes of 8 - 11mm diameter.
- Weight: 188gr.
The Petzl Shunt is justifiably regarded as being more or less essential as part of a climber or cavers equipment. It has multiple uses for both ascending and descending ropes. Make sure that you are climbing safely. Get to know your shunt today.