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Thursday Steals: 25% off Belay Devices, from ATC to Grigri

Check out these deals on some of the best belay devices on the market!  

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Thank god we’re past the days of hip belays and munter hitches. Not that those don’t work in a pinch, but modern belay devices are game-changers for safety and hard climbing. Check out these deals on some of the best belay devices on the market!

(Need more help deciding which belay device is right for you? Check out our guide to Different Belay Devices and How To Choose One.)

Petzl Grigri Belay Device, 25% off — $119.96 $159.95

“Petzl’s Grigri has become a standard in the climbing community over the past decade. Climbing gyms now test on them, and a lot of elite climbers rely on their belayers to use the Grigri for its dependable assisted braking and slack-feeding. Petzl simply nailed the balance between assisted braking and slack-feeding with this contemporary model of the Grigri Belay Device. For this newest model, Petzl expanded the rope diameter by optimizing the use specifically for ropes ranging from 8.5 to 11mm. After doing all the research, there really isn’t a larger rope diameter ideal for ropes as skinny nor as thick as the modern Grigri. Compared to the Grigri+, this specific model is ideal for experienced belayers and advanced climbers.”—Backcountry

Black Diamond ATC-Pilot Belay Device, 25% off — $33.71 $44.95

“The ATC Guide Belay Device is already worthy of any climber’s arsenal, but Black Diamond made it even better for alpinists and crag-stars alike. It still transcends the tube/auto-blocking category, allowing for a standard belay as well as belaying one or two climbers off anchors. Black Diamond upgraded it with machined windows for a lighter weight, and the larger auto-block release accepts smaller carabiners for a smoother and more dependable operation.” — BC

Petzl Grigri + Belay Device, 25% off — $119.96 $159.95

“The Grigri + Belay Device offers a smoother, safer performance than its predecessors. Petzl promises your rope—as long as it isn’t skinnier than 8.9mm—will slide through the device so smoothly that you won’t have to place your thumb over the brake in order to dish out slack, so you can belay with this device in the same way that you would a standard tube device. Petzl integrated an anti-panic locking system that will lock the Grigi + up when overzealous beginners—or advanced climbers for that matter—pull down on the brake’s handle too hard.”

Black Diamond ATC Guide, 25% off — $22.46 $29.95

“The ATC Guide Belay Device is already worthy of any climber’s arsenal, but Black Diamond made it even better for alpinists and crag-stars alike. It still transcends the tube/auto-blocking category, allowing for a standard belay as well as belaying one or two climbers off anchors. Black Diamond upgraded it with machined windows for a lighter weight, and the larger auto-block release accepts smaller carabiners for a smoother and more dependable operation.” — BC

(And, okay, this one isn’t exactly belay device, but it’s a progress-capture device and it’s pretty sick if you plan on doing any top-rope soloing!)

Petzl Micro Traxion Pulley, 25% off — $97.46 $129.95

“It’s best to be prepared for any vertical situation, whether you’re towing gear or coordinating a rescue. The Petzl Micro Traxion Pulley demonstrates a commitment to reliability and low weight, both handy qualities in the vertical world.”— BC