Petzl Ascension


Handled ascender for rope ascensions

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Handled rope clamp for rope ascents, the ASCENSION features an overmolded grip and ergonomic upper part for a comfortable and powerful grip when pulling with one or two hands. The ASCENSION handled rope clamp has a wide lower hole for easily attaching two carabiners for a lanyard and footloop.

Selling Points

  • Simple to use, and effective:
      1. – ergonomic molded handle allows a comfortable yet powerful grip
      1. – wide opening allows the handle to be easily grasped, even with thick gloves.
      1. – ergonomic upper part to maximize power when pulling with two hands
      1. – Safety catch is totally integrated into the body of the rope clamp to help prevent snagging
      1. – toothed cam with self-cleaning slot optimizes performance under any conditions (frozen or dirty ropes…)
      1. – Wide lower hole allows the carabiners of the PROGRESS lanyard and FOOTAPE or FOOTCORD footloop to be easily attached
      – upper hole for clipping a carabiner around the rope
  • Available in left- or right-handed and in black/yellow or black versions


  • Material(s): aluminum, chrome-plated steel, plastic, rubber, nylon
  • Weight: 165 g
  • Rope compatibility: 8 to 13 mm
  • Certification(s): CE EN 567, CE EN 12841 type B, EAC, NFPA 1983 Technical Use

Additional information

Weight 0.419 lbs
Dimensions 8.465 × 3.622 × 1.457 in

black, GOLD


Right, Left