Bionic Carabiner


Bionic Carabiner
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Bionic Carabiner
Manufacturer Mammut
Page By Dow Williams
Page Type Nov 24, 2008 / Nov 24, 2008
Object ID 5743
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Product Description

Mammut designed the Bionic Carabiner with a unique shape to help the rope pull tight directly below the sling and load the spine in the strongest orientation. You'll take comfort knowing your 'biner stays locked correctly when you pitch off 20 feet above gear. Mammut also gave the Bionic Carabiner a Keylock gate for extremely easy snag-free clipping and un-clipping. Then they used I-beam construction on the body to reduce the weight to 34 grams.


Major Axis Strength: 24kN (5395lbf)
Minor Axis Strength: 7kN (1574lbf)
Open Gate Strength: 10kN (2248lbf)
Locking: No
Shape: Offset-D
Gate Type: Keylock
Weight: 34g (1.2oz)
Recommended Use: Rock climbing
Manufacturer Warranty: 1 Year



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Dow Williams - Nov 24, 2008 10:42 pm - Voted 5/5

I have taken a few falls, so when this idea was presented to me, I concur with the concept behind it.

delmarco - Nov 24, 2008 10:59 pm - Voted 5/5

Mammut does it again.
Innovation after innovation. We used these recently in our training and I have nothing but praises for them. At $7 pro-deal or $10 retail you can't go wrong with getting a few of these for you rack.
Petzl and BD move aside.

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