In climbing gear, as in life, so much depends on positioning. Remove stress and eliminate the dangers of cross-loaded belays with Black Diamond's revolutionary and easy-to-use Gridlock design.
Designed specifically for belaying, the Gridlock isolates the belay loop behind its uniquely shaped gate, keeping the carabiner in its proper orientation while you climb. The I-beam spine transitions into a large, rounded rope-bearing surface for maximum strength and smooth rope feeding. Never deal with a shifting, cross-loaded belay again.
Weight: 76 g (2.7 oz)
Closed Gate Strength: 22 kN (4.946 lb/f)
Open Gate Strength: 8 kN (1,798 lb/f)
Minor Axis Strength: 7 kN (1,574 lb/f)
Gate Opening: 21 mm (.83 in)