Petzl Ascension

  • Product Number: 872

The ASCENSION handled rope clamp is designed for rope ascents and features an overmolded grip and ergonomic upper part for a comfortable and powerful grip when pulling with one or two hands. The ASCENSION handled rope clamp has a wide lower hole for easily attaching two carabiners for a lanyard and footloop.


  • Simple and efficient to use:
  • - ergonomic molded handle allows a comfortable yet powerful grip
  • - wide opening allows the handle to be easily grasped, even with thick gloves
  • - ergonomic upper part to maximize power when pulling with two hands
  • - safety catch is totally integrated into the body of the rope clamp to help prevent snagging
  • - toothed cam with self-cleaning slot optimizes performance under any conditions (frozen or dirty ropes...)
  • - wide lower hole for easy attachment of the carabiners of the PROGRESS lanyard and FOOTAPE and FOOTCORD footloops
  • - upper hole for clipping a carabiner around the rope
  • Available in left- or right-handed and in black/yellow or black versions


Comes in left-handed and right-handed versions:
- ASCENSION (B17 WRA): right-handed, yellow
- ASCENSION (B17 WLN): left-handed, black

Material(s): aluminum, stainless steel, plastic, rubber, nylon
Weight: 165 g
Rope compatibility: 8 to 13 mm
Certification(s): CE EN 567, CE EN 12841 type B, EAC, NFPA 1983 Technical Use

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