Mechanical Friction Devices for Tree Climbing

Mechanical friction devices used to augment or replace friction hitches provide many options for the climber. These devices allow climbers to transition smoothly between ascent, descent, and work positioning. These devices work best when tended with a lightweight, compact chest harness.

17 Products

Zigzag Plus by Petzl
$369.95
Unicender

Awaiting Restock

$355.00
Rope Wrench
$139.95
Chicane by Petzl
$159.95
Akimbo by Rock Exotica

Awaiting Restock

$399.00
Rope Runner Pro
$419.99
Zigzag by Petzl
$309.95
Rope Wrench w/ 12" Tether

Awaiting Restock

$165.00
Apex Rope Wrench
$154.95
Zigzag Plus Climbing Kit

Awaiting Restock

$599.00
Hitch Hiker 2
$300.00
Rope Wrench Flow
$79.99
Rope Wrench Optimized for 13mm

Awaiting Restock

$144.95
Hitch Hiker Set + Yale Rope

Built to Order

$415.00 to $495.00
Rope Wench Set + Yale Rope

Built to Order

$345.00 to $445.00
Spiderjack 3

Special order. Ships in 1-2 weeks.

$499.99
Lockjack Sport w/ Swivel

Ships in approx 3 week

$409.99