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Petzl Huit Figure 8 Rectangular Descender

$44.99 NZD

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If you want to reduce twist in your rope, invest in a Petzl Huit descender!

The Huit is very similar in looks to the classic figure 8, the major difference being the rectangular shape of the large hole. It's the top holes unique rectangular shape that helps reduce rope-twist (pig tails) and the formation of an accidental girth hitch when descending (it operates in a similar fashion to the winged rescue eight).

The Petzl Huit is made from high strength, forged aluminium. This descender be used on single or doubled rope.


  • Square shape to reduce twisting of the ropes and formation of a lark’s head hitch
  • High-strength forged aluminum
  • Small hole can be used with thin ropes if necessary, or as a belay plate
  • Made in France

Technical Specifications

Diameter: 8 - 13 mm

Weight: 100 g

Construction: Aluminium

Certified Rope: EN 1891A
EN 892

Customer reviews

Customer reviews

Shoes arrived in record time, 100% recyclable packaging with a lovely personalised note. Came across this shop by chance but very glad I did and highly reccommend for online orders.
— Damon

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