A hyperlight compact ascender with an ergonomic design that makes it very easy to use. Perfect for ascension, verified for traversing, and can also be used in block-and-tackle systems. The lower hole is shaped for optimal positioning of the carabiner while the upper hole fits a safety carabiner to secure the rope. The toothed cam is finished with special anti-wear treatment and features drain holes to help prevent the build-up of mud and grit. The opening mechanism is simple and secure with the ability to lock the device open for easier attachment and a removable pull cord that makes it easier to operate while wearing gloves. Aluminum alloy body, precision-cast steel cam.