Petzl Rig Descender




  • The RIG is a compact self-braking descender
  • It has a multi-function handle that allows control of the descent speed and positioning at a work station without the need to tie off the device
  • The safety clip reduces the risk of dropping the device and facilitates passing of intermediate anchors
  • The automatic return system on the handle limits risks in case of an involuntary action by the user
  • Handle storage position reduces the risk of snagging when the descender is being carried on the harness
  • Pivoting cam facilitates taking up the slack in the rope. Can also be used to make a reversible haul system, and for short ascents
  • Lowers heavy loads up to 200 kg 
  • Allows for ground rescue when used in your SRT basal anchor


  • Min. rope diameter: 10,5 mm
  • Max. rope diameter: 11,5 mm
  • Weight: 380 g
  • Certification(s): EN 341 classe A, CE EN 12841 type C, NFPA 1983 Technical Use, EAC
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