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Foot & Knee Ascenders

Foot and knee ascenders make climbing your rope easier and more efficent. Let the big muscles in your legs do the work! A foot ascender makes climbing in any type of rope system more efficient. Set up a rope walker system with both foot and knee ascender and speed into the canopy.

SAKA miniMAX v2

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Updated version of the SAKA miniMAX!

A floating knee ascender makes clmbing stationary rope dramatcially more eficient. Get the performance of the orginal SAKA plus the best of the mini for the most versatile and efficent ascender available. The SAKA miniMAX features a non-load-bearing bungee for a quick return on the step. The load bearing tether can be customized to meet any stride or climbing conditions. Use the included step or clip directly to the ascender loop on your climbing boot.

The SAKA miniMAX v2 delivers on performance, convenience, and efficiency. Grab one and step up your climbing!

HAAS Velox Ascent System

HAAS Velox Ascent System

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The HAAS Ascent System uses a bungee strap to tend an ascender knee height with an adjustable foot loop attached. Combined with a foot ascender on your dominant side, you can climb quickly and easily in single rope or doubled rope systems. Many climbers prefer this method of ascent to a traditional rope walker, as the HAAS makes climbing more intuitive and easier to coordinate.

The HAAS Velox has been updated into a one-size-fits all knee ascender with 30 inches of bungee elongation for a smooth return and rapid ascent. Adjustable foot strap, CT ascender, brass snap. Bungee is quickly replaceable without tools. HAAS Velox works with ropes up to 13mm (1/2") in diameter.

Knee Ascent Loop by Petzl

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Petzl has stepped up with a new floating knee ascender! The Knee Ascent will work great in your rope walking system and comes in a version with foot loop or in a clipped version if you have boots with an ascender loop. The Knee Ascent has a built-in tether to go to your mechanical prusik to help tend it. The Croll L rope clamp is integrated for a quick and comfortable ascent. The system is entirely adjustable and adapts to all shapes and sizes.

Both the Knee Ascent Clip and Knee Ascent Loop come with a an XS Petzl Toolbag to store the system neatly out of the way once you're done with your ascent and ready to work.

Knee Ascent Clip by Petzl

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Petzl has stepped up with a new floating knee ascender! The Knee Ascent will work great in your rope walking system and comes in a version with foot loop or in a clipped version if you have boots with an ascender loop. The Knee Ascent has a built-in tether to go to your mechanical prusik to help tend it. The Croll L rope clamp is integrated for a quick and comfortable ascent. The system is entirely adjustable and adapts to all shapes and sizes.

Both the Knee Ascent Clip and Knee Ascent Loop come with a an XS Petzl Toolbag to store the system neatly out of the way once you're done with your ascent and ready to work.

CMI Foot Ascender

CMI Foot Ascender

Right Foot
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Left Foot
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Rope climbing is made easier by the CMI Foot Ascender. The addition of this boot-mounted device maintains tension on the rope, allowing for easier advancement of the main ascender, and promotes better use of body mechanics by keeping your body in an upright position. The body is crafted from anodized aluminum, and the hard coated cams carry CMI's exclusive wear-out guarantee, the same as our popular Ultrascenders ascenders. 1/2” capacity.

Pantin Foot Ascender by Petzl

Right Foot
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Left Foot
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Right Strap
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Left Strap
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Petzl's Pantin foot ascender has been updated in 2016 with improved performance and a separate catch which can be added to help keep the pantin on the rope during ascents. The Pantin is super-sleek and low-profile, and quick to get install and remove from the rope, and easily adjustable with friction buckles. Works with ropes from 8mm to 13mm. Weighs only 3 oz.

Replacement straps are also available to help keep your ascender in top shape.

Petzl Pantin Catch

Pantin Catch by Petzl

Right Catch
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Left Catch
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Catch for PANTIN foot ascender, helps to keep the rope in the device during rope ascents. It is available for PANTIN in right- and left-foot versions.

Quick Step Foot Ascender by Climbing Technology

Right Foot
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Left Foot
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An easy-to-install foot ascender with fully-adjustable webbing, reinforced on the bottom with tubular webbing. The Quick Step is balanced to avoid twisting, and can be removed from the line with a simple, backwards motion. Aluminum body, 1/2" capacity. This is a great mid-sized foot ascender, sizing in right between the Pantin and CMI foot ascenders. Choose between right foot (orange) and left foot (gray). Rope and boots sold separately. Weighs 6.5 oz.

CT Foot Ascender overview by Niceguydave

ISC Foot Ascender

Stryder Foot Ascender by ISC

Right Foot
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Left Foot
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Arborist foot ascender from ISC. The buckle on this ascender is easy to adjust, and quick to release. Aluminum body, webbing straps and step. ISC Stryder foot ascender demo video.

For ropes 8 - 13mm (up to 1/2”). WLL 140 kg / 310 lb.

Turbo Foot Ascender by Camp

Right Foot
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Left Foot
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Foot ascenders are about to take a big step with the advent of the Turbo ascender from Italian manufacturer CAMP. These foot ascenders are compact and lightweight as you would expect from top-quality climbing gear, but the real exciting development is in the rollers that sit opposite the tooth cam. These rollers increase ascending efficiency and reduce wear on your climbing lines and the ascender. The straps on the Turbo foot are easy to adjust and reinforced on the step. Available right or left. Fits 8mm-13mm rope (up to 1/2"). Weighs 4.8oz.

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