The Grigri 2 is Petzls new belay device with assisted braking for 8.9 to 11 mm rope. The Grigri 2 belay device with assisted braking is designed to facilitate belay maneuvers. The Grigri 2 works equally well for lead climbing and top roping. It may be used on all single dynamic 8.9 to 11 mm ropes on the market ideal at 9.4 mm to 10.3 mm. Both compact and ultra-light, the Grigri 2 will accompany you on climbs around the world for many years. The Grigri 2 has a new design that allows excellent control during the descent. Belay technique identical to classic belay systems: both hands on the rope.
A fall is stopped by tightening the hand on the free end of the rope.
Assisted braking capability: during fall arrest, the belayer holds the free end of the rope, the cam pivots and pinches the rope, increasing the braking action until the rope stops sliding.
The Grigri 2 has a new design that allows excellent control during the descent. One hand holds the rope and the other uses the handle to unlock the cam.
The patented handle design allows a very gradual release of the rope.
In combination with the strong braking action of the cam, it gives a great feeling of control when lowering a partner or rappelling.
The GRIGRI 2 is compact and ultra-light at 185 g 25 smaller and 20 lighter than the original Grigri The construction includes a stainless steel friction plate and cam to ensure a long life for the product For 8.9 to 11 mm single ropes ideal at 9.4 to 10.3 mm