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Black Diamond Gridlock Screwgate Rock Climbing Carabiner
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Gridlock Screwgate Rock Climbing Carabiner

  • Hot-forged construction
  • Patent-pending design
  • I-beam spine
  • Intuitive and easy-to-use design
  • Screwgate sleeve
  • 2.7 oz – 76 g
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    Black Diamond Gridlock Screwgate Rock Climbing Carabiner - The Gridlock Screwgate Rock Climbing Carabiner by Black Diamond is perfect for any climber who is concerned about cross loading. Designed specifically for belaying, the intuitive, easy-to-use GridLock isolates the belay loop behind its uniquely shaped gate, thereby keeping the carabiner in its proper orientation. With its revolutionary, patent-pending design made possible by hot forge, it eliminates the dangers of cross loading. The GridLock's I-beam spine transitions into a large, rounded rope-bearing surface for maximum strength and smooth rope feeding. Simply put, you'll never have to deal with a shifting, cross-loaded belay carabiner again. When your ready to soar to new heights on your next adventure, don't forget the Gridlock Screwgate Rock Climbing Carabiner by Black Diamond.

    Black Diamond Gridlock Screwgate Rock Climbing Carabiner:

    Closed Gate Strength Open Gate Strength Minor Axis Strength Gate Opening Weight
    22 kN - 4946 lbf 8 kN - 1798 lbf 7 kN - 1574 lbf 0.83" - 21 mm 2.7 oz - 76 g

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    This is one of the first Carabiners that I have owned and thus far it has been easy to use and my favorite. I have used regular carabiners and would choose this one over those. This one works well and the gate is large enough to be effective in multiple situations. Comfortable to use and grips well over standard carabiners.




    I was having issues using a normal Carabiner with an ATC Guide and GRIGRI at times; cross load. So to be a better belayer and to be SAFE, I got this product. It's very lightweight and easy to use, but I found using a grigri the normal way could lead to cross load. To avoid this, I flipped the gridlock around so the grigri is in the narrow area. Other than that, it is a must have but wish it was auto-locked.

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    GridLock Screwgate Carabiner by Black Diamond for Climbing

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