When you're ready to make your ascent, the right tools make all the difference, and the Petzl Ascension Ascender is simple to use and very effective. An ergonomic molded handle gives you a powerful grip that's comfortable, and the wide hand opening makes it easy to grasp, even with thick gloves. The upper part is ergonomic to give you maximum power when pulling with two hands, and the safety catch is completely integrated into the body of the Ascension Ascender to prevent any snagging on the way. The toothed cam works well in any kind of rope conditions, like frozen or dirty ropes, with its self-cleaning slot. You can easily attach carabiners for the connect adjust lanyard and foottape or footcord footloop in the wide lower hole, and the upper hole lets you clip a carabiner around the rope.