When easy application and removal of an escape descender is desired, the SMC Escape 8 is a convenient choice. Familiar figure 8 shape is modified and optimized for descending on small diameter ropes.
Originally designed as a personal escape device to be used by firefighters in bailout situations, this ultra-light and compact descender is now the personal choice of countless members of SAR and Ski Patrol teams, law enforcement and military around the globe. Its compact size and lightweight makes it convenient to pack in a turnout coat or bail-out kit. For that matter just ask the growing number of savvy canyoneers who have chosen it as their descender, knowing that it is optimized for the smaller diameter ropes they’ve helped become so popular.
Key Features: Compact • Lightweight
- Material: High Quality Aluminum
- Weight: 1.7 oz (48g)
- Dimensions: 2.8” x 2.73” x 0.375”
- Max. Rope size: Double to 7.5mm, Single to 9.5mm
- *3 Sigma MBS: 3,147 lbf (14kN)
- NFPA1983 Certified Escape
- Made In USA