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Pirana Descender

Average Rating = 4.75/5 Average Rating : 4.75 out of 5
Item Details | Reviews (4)
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Pirana Descender
Manufacturer: Petzl

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The Pirana is a canyoning descender for single or double rope. It offers three different braking positions to choose from, according to the weight of the user, the rope diameter in use, and the terrain. It also offers 2 points where the rope can be angled to adjust the descent speed. A plastic attachment also ensures perfect support for any type of HMS locking carabiner. The Pirana can also be used to belay the leader.

weight 90 gram

4 Reviews

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Great for long raps 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: embittered, 2009-06-22

When the rappel is too long to double up and you have to do a single line rappel, the pirana is amazing for adding as much friction as you want to better control your descent.

review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: rocketmannick220, 2007-12-31

i use it cave and apline tower repeling double rope and single rope repelling and single rope there is some rope twist

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: zealous89, 2006-10-24

I took one with me to Zion National Park and it worked great for canyonneering. I realy liked the variable braking. It was also really easy to get out of when you rappel into a pool. The only downside was some rope twist.

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: price1869, 2005-08-23

Great Rappel device, only downside is rope twisting.

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