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Long Stem Zero Cams

Long Stem Zero Cams

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Long Stem Zero Cams

Manufacturer: Wild Country

Your Opinion: 
 - 2 Votes


Page By: Dow Williams

Created/Edited: Mar 11, 2008 / Mar 11, 2008

Object ID: 5066

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Product Description

Wild Country Long Stem Zero Cams protect cracks down to knifeblade size without the need to get out the hammer and heavy metal. Since their introduction, these keychain-size cams have been helping to shave time off big wall speed records and allowing mortal climbers to make their bivy before dark. Wild Country gave the Long Stem Zero Cams a thumbhole loop to clip in short on aid moves and an extendable sling to help reduce rope drag. These incredibly tiny pieces of protection now have longer stems to allow placements in deep cracks and nearly out-of-reach pockets.


Cam Lobes: 4
Stem(s): Single
Axles: Single
Cam Stops: Yes
Warranty: 1 Year

Size, Range, Weight and Strength

1 Purple .22-.31in
25g (.88oz) 3kN
2 Green .28-.38in
32g (1.13oz) 4kN
3 Silver .33-.48in
44g (1.55oz) 6kN
4 Yellow .41-.63in
50g (1.76oz) 6kN
5 Blue .51-.75in
66g (2.33oz) 9kN
6 Red .67-.94in
70g (2.47oz) 9kN



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Dow WilliamsI have busted....

Voted 5/5

a few metolius 00 and 0 stems taking lead falls...on big wall sandstone, a lot of time we are placing our gear quite deep....this new design is for such purpose and can help avoid the aid gear on some short routes (hammer and knife blades)
Posted Mar 11, 2008 10:41 pm

rhyangUpdated design

Voted 5/5

.. to the WC Zero : longer stem and bigger trigger bar, which should make them easier to clean. I own Z4-Z6 and they are nice alternatives to BD C3's, CCH aliens, etc.
Posted Nov 28, 2008 3:46 pm

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