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Stoppers

Definition of a Climbing Equipment Word

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Stoppers

Stoppers wedge into cracks for climbing protection.

Stewart M. Green

Stoppers

A Stopper is a wedge-shaped nut or piece of forged metal with a loop of flexible wire through it, which is placed in cracks and constrictions and clipped to the rope for protection for a lead climber. The wedges called Stoppers are manufactured by Black Diamond Equipment.

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