replacement bails for Grivel G 14s

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replacement bails for Grivel G 14s

by MichaelJ » Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:36 pm

Busted a bail leading a mixed pitch. Was able to borrow a BD one from another climber in El Chaten that we made fit with an ice hammer but I have to give it back to him when he leaves town. Anyone know if you can buy replacement bails in the U.S.?

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by Alpinisto » Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:37 pm

Call The Mountaineer.

If they don't have them (which would surprise me), they can prolly point you to where you can get 'em.

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by jdmorris » Sat Dec 12, 2009 1:48 am

Please report back what you find out - I had no luck getting new bails since Grivel has gotten scarce in the US, but I may not have made the right calls or sent the right emails. Good luck!


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toe bails.

by robpatterson5 » Sat Dec 12, 2009 4:25 am

MEC has them in Canada.

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by rhyang » Sat Dec 12, 2009 10:19 pm

Another temporary option in case the grivel search turns up empty -- CAMP toebails will fit on the G14 (I experimented with this last season) - ... il-079.asp

But they will shift your boots forward -- may end up having to readjust the length and/or bail position.

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