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Sala Rollgliss EXPLORER Ergonomic Hand Ascender


Sold individually - choose from left-hand or right-hand above

Born in the mines, raised on drilling rigs - rescue products made for work, not play. 3M Sala Rollgliss® rescue family of products are built to last and excel in harsh environments, ensuring the safety and security of those individuals risking their lives to protect us. ExPlorer® Handheld Ascenders are designed for peer rescue, emergency escape, team rescue operations, rope access or specialised rope work to suit a variety of industrial applications. They are used in combination with your climbing or rescue harness to create a high performance, versatile and efficient ascent system for ascending rope lifelines

  • Manually controlled ascent device
  • Ergonomic design
  • Multiple rigging points
  • Ideal for positioning operations
  • Non-invasive cam teeth
  • Easy one handed cam operation
  • Designed for left or right handed use (choose above)
  • Self cleaning cam
  • Integrated safety catch
  • Suits 10.5-13mm kernmantle rope
  • High strength aluminium construction

  • Manually controlled ascent device The handheld ascender is used in combination with your climbing or rescue harness to create a high performance, versatile and efficient ascent system that utilises a locking cam for ascending rope lifelines
  • Ergonomic design The hand ascender is ergonomically shaped and includes a comfort grip handle for added ease of use in a variety of conditions and ascents
  • Multiple rigging points Features 4 rigging points, two at the top and two at the bottom for organising your lines and the attachment of connecting devices such as karabiners, lanyards, foot loops and other equipment to create a diverse range of effective and safe ascent systems.
  • Ideal for positioning operations Due to the unique cam design and pick configuration the ascenders protect the rope from "de-sheathing"?, where the cam strips the outer sheath of the kernmantle rope, making this ascender suitable for positioning operations and as a load point on a rope.
  • Non-invasive cam teeth The cam features a series of specially designed stainless steel investment cast teeth (grip points), these protrusions grip the rope without damaging the sheath while allowing it to naturally feed through the device in one direction only, holding the line
  • Easy one handed cam operation Trigger style cam latch allows for easy one-handed installation and removal of the ascender
  • Designed for right handed use Specially configured for right handed use, models constructed for left handed use also available
  • Self cleaning cam Cam features self cleaning holes to remove mud and/or ice from the rope while climbing for added safety
  • Integrated safety catch Prevents the cam from opening too far, ensuring the rope remains captured during use for added safety and security
  • Suits 10.5-13mm kernmantle rope For added flexibility this simple to rig ascender is ideal for use on 10.5-13mm kernmantle rope depending on your application
  • High strength aluminium construction Extruded aluminium construction with anodised finish for superior corrosion resistance, stainless steel model also available for specialist applications

Sub Brand Rollgliss® Technical Rescue
CoWorker Controlled Ascent Yes
CoWorker Controlled Descent No
User Controlled Ascent Yes
User Controlled Descent No
Velocity Ship Yes
iSafe Equipped No
Model 8700524
Physical Dimensions 207.00x85.00x (mm)
Physical Weight 0.40 kg (0.9lbs)
Product Styles Hand Ascender
Product Types Technical Rescue
Standards CE 2056, EN 567, ASNZS 4488, NFPA 1983

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If your order doesn't qualify for free shipping, then $9.90 may be charged at checkout (*except bulky orders or remote areas, see below).

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Some items are not able to be shipped via Australia Post due to size and/or weight restrictions, but they can be collected from our showrooms, or appropriate Bulky Freight charge will apply.

Most items are held in stock in Collingwood, occasionally we run out of stock of some items. We will notify you advising when your order will be available for collection.

External Territories:

The following External Territories may not be shippable, and must be quoted in advance. Please call or email instead of ordering online.

  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Antarctica
  • Christmas Island
  • Norfolk Island