Black Diamond Equipment
GridLock Screwgate Carabiner
Our revolutionary, patent-pending belay biner design that solves the orientation issue—never deal with a shifting, cross-loaded belay carabiner again. The GridLock’s isolation feature intuitively captures the belay loop and prevents cross-loading. READ MORE
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Our revolutionary, patent-pending belay biner design that solves the orientation issue—never deal with a shifting, cross-loaded belay carabiner again. The GridLock’s isolation feature intuitively captures the belay loop and prevents cross-loading. Learn More
DescriptionWith its revolutionary, patent-pending design made possible by our in-house hot forge, the Black Diamond GridLock Screwgate eliminates the dangers of cross loading. Designed specifically for belaying, the intuitive, easy-to-use GridLock isolates the belay loop behind its uniquely shaped gate, thereby keeping the carabiner in its proper orientation. The GridLock's I-beam spine transitions into a large, rounded rope-bearing surface for maximum strength and smooth rope feeding. Simply put, you'll never have to deal with a shifting, cross-loaded belay carabiner again.
- Hot-forged construction
- I -beam spine transitions into a rounded, large ropebearing
- Intuitive and easy-to-use design
- Screwgate sleeve
- Patented, innovative design isolates belay loop to
- eliminate cross-loading
- Isolates belay loop
Weight : 76 g (2.7 oz)
Closed Gate Strength : 22 kN (4,946 lbf)
Open Gate Strength : 8 kN (1,798 lbf)
Minor Axis Strength : 7 kN (1,574 lbf)
Gate Opening : 21 mm (0.83 in)
GridLock Screwgate Carabiner is rated out of 5 by 3.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jared from Great Belay Biner I really like this biner for belaying. I have been using this biner for several years and it is great for Belaying, no more cross loading while belaying. I use this with the Mammut Smart Alpine device and it is just big enough to accommodate the device and doesn't move around so I have piece of mind knowing that the device will function properly. I don't use it for anything else but belaying as it isn't as well suited for much else.
Date published: 2016-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by Logan from Best belay biner around I just recently picked up the Gridlock Screwgate Carabiner and I am in love. It took a second to get used to the gate action to lock the belay loop on the bottom, but after a couple uses it is natural. I used to constantly have my Rocklock rotating while I belayed and it put my climber in some dangerous positions. I no longer have to worry about that and I can focus solely on my rope and climber.
Date published: 2016-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by Josh from Great for belaying! Doesn't rotate like my other biner. Easy to use, light. Makes me feel a lot more confident in my belay, and reducing the chance of equipment failure.
Date published: 2016-08-12