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Petzl Pirana descender (Orange)


Designed specifically for canyoning, the Pirana offers three initial friction settings, the ability to add friction while abseiling, and a locking slot for rapid tie-off.

Note: This version of the Pirana has been recalled by Petzl (more info here) and will be unavailable until a replacement model is released.

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SKU: Petzl-Pirana-orange Category: Tag:

The new version of Petzl’s classic Pirana is an advanced Figure 8 style descenders that utilises horns to provide additional friction settings.

The new model features a locking slot, which is designed to allow a rapid and secure tie-off.

The device can be rigged with one of three initial friction settings — slow, medium, or fast — when attaching to the rope. Once descending, a friction spur allows you to easily increase braking power.

A plastic insert holds the carabiner securely in place, making it easier to get on and off rope, reducing the risk of the descender being dropped, and preventing cross loading.

Key advantages:

  • can be rigged with a range of friction settings
  • friction can be added while on rope
  • locking slot allows rapid and secure tie-off
  • design prevents carabiner cross-loading or accidental loss of device
  • compact, light-weight, yet hard-wearing

Product information:

  • Weight: 110 grams
  • Rope compatibility: 8 to 13 mm
  • Material: aluminium
  • Dimensions: ??mm long, ??mm wide
  • Made in: Italy

Rigging instructions: See Petzl Pirana technical notice

Weight 140 g