Petzl REVERSO 4 | Hermit's Hut




The Petzl REVERSO 4 is an ultra-light multi-purpose belay/rappel device. It has a V-shaped friction channels and asymmetrical lateral grooves adapt the friction to the type of rope for better control.

  • Ultra-light design:
  • – minimalist construction
  • – hot-forged aluminum
  • – Weight: 59 g
  • A single device for all rope types:
  • – effective braking on half and twin ropes ¡Ý 7.5 mm
  • – effective braking on single ropes ¡Ý 8.9 mm
  • – can belay the leader, one or two seconding climbers and can be used for rappelling
  • – independent and simultaneous belaying of one or two seconding climbers in Reverso mode
  • – quick changeovers from Reverso mode to belaying the leader when climbing multi-pitch routes
  • V-shaped friction channels:
  • – increased friction on thin ropes
  • – friction is adapted for larger diameter ropes
  • – increases the locking pressure on the ropes in Reverso mode
  • Asymmetrically grooved sidewalls:
  • – increased braking power during a leader or top rope fall or while rappelling
  • – rope slides smoothly through device when taking up slack
  • Carabiner hole allows the loaded device in Reverso mode to be easily and gradually released with only a carabiner
  • Rope friendly, allows for smooth belaying and rope handling:
  • – will not kink the ropes regardless of the mode used
  • – separates the two strands of rope when belaying and rappelling
  • Intuitive use:
  • – Reverso mode aluminum attachment point is easy to identify
  • – keeper cable keeps the device from moving up the rope when belaying and reduces chances of losing the device
  • – usage diagrams (standard belay and Reverso modes) engraved on device
  • Use with symmetrical locking carabiners (Am’D or WILLIAM) to maximize efficiency


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  • Weight: 59 g
  • Rope compatibility: for use on half ropes & twin ropes ¡Ý 7.5 mm and single ropes ¡Ý 8.9 mm
  • Material: Hot forged aluminum body.
  • Certification(s): UIAA


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