WINNER: Win 2 x Totem Cams

by Beta Climbing Designs Aug/2014
This article has been read 7,418 times

WINNER: JimSh

This competition has now closed.

+Totem Competition - Article Image, 50 kb
Four individually loaded cam lobes obtain the best grip in every placement.

The Totem Cam's patented Direct Loading Camming Device system applies a perfectly equalized load directly onto each lobe, eliminating the risk of inactive lobes and therefore any outbalanced forces that might compromise cam placement stability. Where rock contact with four cam lobes is not possible, Totem Cam still offers the option to load just two lobes.

"At our facilities in the Basque Country, we have a CNC machine for manufacturing the main components, as well as all other necessary production resources, including a testing machine. All this enables us to wield the utmost control over the production process and so manufacture a product of the highest quality"

Totem Cam features everything you require of a cam for all-around use including:

 

Well-sized cam heads

The narrowest head width for the smallest sizes

Very flexible cam body

Easy handling even with hand gloves

 

  • Loadable on just two lobes.
  • Great holding power. Comparing with a regular Spring Loaded Camming Device system (system used by most other brands), Totem Cam is like a regular SLCD with approximately 13 degree cam angle combined with hard 7075-T6 aluminum lobes.
  • Less walking due to strong springs and good flexibility.
  • Good expansion range (1.64:1)
  • Light and durable.
  • Loadable on just two lobes.
  • Great holding power. Comparing with a regular Spring Loaded Camming Device system (system used by most other brands), Totem Cam is like a regular SLCD with approximately 13 degree cam angle combined with hard 7075-T6 aluminum lobes.
  • Less walking due to strong springs and good flexibility.
  • Good expansion range (1.64:1)
  • Light and durable

To read more about Totem Cams visit www.totemcams.com.

If you aren't convinced already, then take a look at the following video which features Arnaud Petit trad climbing the classic Ceuse 8b Black Bean using Totem Cams.

 

 

For more information visit Totem Cams
Forums ( Read more )
This article has been read 7,418 times
Return to Latest Articles or list other Competitions articles
Share
Share

Staff Picks

Oct 2008

thumb UKClimbing.com's Editor Jack Geldard is at an International Climbing Editors' Summit Meeting at the American Alpine Club in... Read more

What's Hot Right Now

26 Sep 2014

thumb Ben Davison is one of the rising stars of British sport climbing, having climbed 8c last year he climbed 8c+ just four years... Read more

Top Spot: Climbing Destination

Jul 2009

thumb Rising forbiddingly out of the bleak Connemara landscape, the Twelve Bens (a.k.a. Pins) are as rugged as any massif in the west... Read more