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BG Gear

BG Gear is the handiwork of Luke Galyan, an extremely experienced canyoneer from the US.

He developed the innovative Sqwurel descender, which utilises a tail to provide extremely flexible friction settings. He’s also an active developer of ghosting techniques and equipment, including the popular Smooth Operator toggle.

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  • $39.95

    The Smooth Operator is a fiddlestick-style retrievable anchor system that allows an abseil rope to be retrieved without leaving a sling or other anchor material behind. Trees, rocks, arches, existing anchors and other creative options can all be utilised with this device. It allows canyoners to leave less anchor material…

  • $99.95

    The unique tail of this canyon-specific descender provides a range of quick, easy and secure friction adjustments while abseiling. The Sqwurel produces significantly less rope twist compared to other horned figure-8 style descenders and the latest version improves performance when abseiling on double ropes.

  • $49.95$53.95

    The Smooth Sac is a compact fabric and mesh pouch designed specifically for managing the small diameter pull cords used with retrievable anchor systems. It was designed as a companion to the BG Gear Smooth Operator, but will work well with any releasable anchor system that utilises thin release cords.