ASCENSION - Rope-clamps | Petzl


Handled ascender for rope ascensions

Handled rope clamp for rope ascents, the ASCENSION features a wide, overmolded ergonomic handle for a comfortable and powerful grip. Comes in left-handed and right-handed versions.

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Detailed description


  • Designed for ascending and occasional hauling (progress capture)
  • Wide, ergonomic molded handle allows a comfortable yet powerful grip
  • Toothed cam with self-cleaning slot optimizes performance under any conditions (frozen or muddy ropes...)
  • Lower holes for connecting a PROGRESS lanyard and installing a FOOTAPE or FOOTCORD foot loop with a quick link
  • Upper attachment hole for creating a pulley/rope clamp combination or for guiding the rope
  • Available in left- or right-handed and in black or yellow versions


  • Material(s) : aluminum, chrome-plated steel, plastic, rubber, nylon
  • Weight : 195 g
  • Rope compatibility : 8 to 13 mm
  • Certification(s) : CE EN 567, CE EN 12841 type B, NFPA 1983 Technical Use


References B17WRA B17WLA B17WRN B17WLN
Color(s) yellow black all black all black
Other specifications right handed left-handed right handed left-handed
Guarantee 3 years 3 years 3 years 3 years
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