Want a light locking carabiner you can trust on long climbs? The Black Diamond Vaporlock screwgate carabiner is pear-shaped allowing Munter hitches and belaying devices. It is the lightest ‘full-function’ locker offered by Black Diamond. The design is a great balance between function and form, with the I-beam allowing friction up to 30% when lowering on an ATC. Constructed from alloy is top-tier, with an open gate strength of 7kN.
Munter hitch compatible on ropes up to 9.4mm
Strength loaded across: 8kN
Gate opening 20mm