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Climbing Technology - Alpine Up

posted Mar 3, 2013, 11:49 AM by GoOut Project   [ updated Mar 13, 2013, 3:11 PM by Italo Balestra ]

Climbing Technology presents the ALPINE UP, the first mountaineering self-locking belay/rappel device. Especially developed for mountaineering, the ALPINE UP can be used with half or twin ropes (Ø 7.7 ÷ 9 mm), or with a single rope (Ø 8.9 ÷ 10.5 mm). It allows self-locking abseiling, two different belay modes and the simultaneous and independent belay of two second climbers.

ALPINE UP is the only device on the market that allows self-locking abseiling and two different belaying modes:

CLICK UP MODE (hand-assisted braking):
  • Belaying a lead climber on multi-pitch sports climbing routes
  • Self-locking abseiling using the folding handle
  • Absolute safety, even if the rope is incorrectly inserted
DYNAMIC MODE (manual braking):
  • Belaying a lead climber on traditional alpine route
  • Braking friction with "V" grooves
  • Abseiling with "V" grooves brake
GUIDE MODE (belaying of the second):
  • Independent and simultaneous belaying of one or two seconding climbers
  • Possibility of gradual releasing and lowering of a second climber under tension, by placing a biner in the proper hole
Weight: 175 g 

Climbing Technology - Alpine Up