Black Diamond Gridlock Screwgate

With its revolutionary, patent-pending design made possible by our in-house hot forge, the Black Diamond GridLock Screwgate eliminates the dangers of cross loading. Designed specifically for belaying, the intuitive, easy-to-use GridLock isolates the belay loop behind its uniquely shaped gate, thereby keeping the carabiner in its proper orientation. The GridLock's I-beam spine transitions into a large, rounded rope-bearing surface for maximum strength and smooth rope feeding. Simply put, you'll never have to deal with a shifting, cross-loaded belay carabiner again.

Black Diamond GridLock, 49 kb

  • Weight 76g
  • Hot-forged construction
  • Patent-pending design eliminates cross loading while belaying
  • I-beam spine transitions into a rounded, large rope-bearing surface
  • Intuitive and easy-to-use design
  • Gate opening: 21 mm
  • Gate open strength: 8 kN
  • Gate closed strength: 22 kN
  • Cross gate strength: 7 kN

More about the Gridlock in these UKC Gear News items:

Berry's Low Down On USA Gear From Salt Palace
Gear News From ispo Munich: What's New For 2011?

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See this product at the Joe Brown - Snowdonia shop
logo£15.29. We also stock the magnetron version.
See this product at the Cold Mountain Kit shop
logo£15.30. Plus discounts for BMC and other Club members
See this product at the Elite Mountain Supplies shop
logo£17.00. Free UK Delivery!
See this product at the Outside Ltd shop

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