If you’re looking to ascend a rope, Petzl’s got your back! The Ascension is an aptly named ascender that will quickly have you at the top looking for the fastest way down. With a wide, glove-friendly hand-slot and an ergonomically molded grip, you will not lose your grasp even on the coldest days. The toothed cam provides great grip and is self-cleaning to work with dirty or icy ropes. With its light weight and quick operation, it’s the perfect ascender for technical skimo races and other high intensity adventures.
NOTE: If choosing one ascender for a skimo race, go with your dominant hand.