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Ascenders and Rope Grabs

Looking for an easier way to ascend rope? WesSpur has the right ascender system for you.

You'll find hand and foot ascenders, as well ascender slings below, as well as great devices like the Lockjack or Unicender which can be used both to ascend and descend. For rapid ascending, checkout the gas-powered Wraptor - nothing gets you up a line faster!

Need help selecting the right ascender for you? Contact WesSpur online or give us a call.

We guarantee that you will be happy with your purchase.

Hand and Foot Ascenders Hand & Foot Ascenders

Handled ascenders, foot, knee, and chest ascenders for use in your SRT or DdRT climbing systems.

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picture of ascender sling foot stirrup Ascender Slings & Accessories

Foot slings, tethers, harnesses, and other related gear for getting the most out of your ascender systems.

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Rope Grabs Rope Grabs

You'll find a wide range of rope grabs, quick release rope grabs, emergency rope grabs and and non-handled ascenders including the Ropeman, Descender, and Microcender.

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Wraptor Gas Ascender Wraptor Gas-Powered Ascender

The Ropetek Wraptor is a gas-powered ascender which can lift a fully loaded climber at an incredible pace! If you have long ascents ahead of you, you must check out this device!

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Mechanical Friction Hitches Mechanical Friction Devices

A selection of modern mechanical devices to replace or augment friction hitches, including the Rope Wrench, Hitch Hiker, Spider Jack, Unicender, Zigzag and more.

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Rope Wrench
Rope Wrench

The Rope Wrench takes some of the pressure off of your friction hitch allowing you to climb single rope on your prussik cord. A great invention for SRT climbing. Works best with a Stiffy Tether.

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RopeTek Hitch Hiker
RopeTek Hitch Hiker

The RopeTek Hitch Hiker is a great device for Hybrid climbing systems, and improves climbing in both single rope and doubled rope climbing systems.

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Unicender Unicender

The Unicender makes ascending and descending smooth, easily controlled, and precise. Travel up or down with equal ease and complete control

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Petzl Zigzag
Petzl Zigzag

The Petzl Zigzag is a complete replacement for your prusik, slack tending pulley, and swivel in a doubled rope climbing system. Applies smooth and even friction, and tends easily.

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Lockjack Ascender Lockjack & Spiderjack

Lockjacks and Spiderjacks work both as an ascender and descender to move up or down the line with the smoothest action and most control possible.

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