- For belaying a leader or bringing up 2 seconds, also suitable for abseiling
- Very lightweight construction
- High braking performance assists the belayer with leader falls
- Small eyelet for releasing unit with a carabiner when bringing up your partner
- Rope can be paid out faster to a leader by holding device in the “open” position with the thumb
- Suitable for 7.8 – 10.5 mm ropes
The Variant Series has long been a staple in the Osprey line with targeted design features utilizing feedback from mountain guides, professional alpinists and weekend craggers. Upgrades include FlapJacket™ closure system for lidless use, redesigned ice tool attachments, a simplified shove-it pocket and durable yet lightweight fabric updates. Along with function, fit remains a priority, with multiple sizes and interchangeable hipbelts in both sizes.