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BLACK DIAMOND nForce Ascender, Right

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  • BLACK DIAMOND nForce Ascender, Right

    The innovative Black Diamond nForce generates clamping power from both sides for more force than anything out there-plus less wear on your rope - giving you the best grip for jugging icy, muddy ropes.


    • Dual-side crimping design uses a four-bar linkage that drives a climber's body weight into the rope
    • Fast cam manipulation by using thumb, trigger finger, or the edge of the frame
    • Grip accommodates gloves
    • 360-degree biner clip-in point allows full rotation of locking biners
    • Left is BD orange color

  • BLACK DIAMOND nForce Ascender, Right

    Weight 8.6 oz.
    Weight (grams) 245 g


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BLACK DIAMOND nForce Ascender, Right

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Great Ascender

By eric

from trinidad

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Reviewer


  • Easy
  • Good grip
  • Simple


    Best Uses

    • Long Climbs
    • Outdoor climbing
    • Rappel

    Comments about BLACK DIAMOND nForce Ascender, Right:

    This is the best ascender on the market in my opinion. Easy to use. Hand area and trigger are set up to accommodate gloves. You can operate trigger with a finger-hole or a side lever. Water makes no difference in the grab on rope, although I have never used it in ice or snow, just rain. The extra size of hand grip does give it a little more weight than some. I always use a locking biner on the top, but I have never had this thing pop open accidently.

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    Climber's finger cuff

    By Gabriel

    from Arkansas

    Comments about BLACK DIAMOND nForce Ascender, Right:

    Great device, use it setting routes in the gym on over hangs and it works great! If you put your friends finger in the top and release the trigger the harder they pull, it pulls tight.


    Great ascender

    By Stephen

    from BV Colorado

    Comments about BLACK DIAMOND nForce Ascender, Right:

    Used these for over 80 aid pitches including twice up El Cap. I thought they were great. Smooth up, on, and off. Easy to trigger. I have tried a few other and these have been the best. Highly recommend.



    By Eric

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about BLACK DIAMOND nForce Ascender, Right:

    Bought this for canyoneering in southern Utah. Another piece of essential gear added to the quiver, hope I never have to use it.


    best ascender

    By Eric

    from Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago

    Comments about BLACK DIAMOND nForce Ascender, Right:

    I have a right-hand one. This works great on big rappels without a climb out. Also can be used in 3-1 haul system and self-rescue. Have used this on wet ropes in rain (but not ice or snow) still grabs! Easy on and off with one hand, also like how a push up the line takes teeth off automatically. Have not had a problem with it popping off, although I always have a biner through top hole. Best ascender in my opinion on market. Heavier than some but has huge hand area if you are using gloves. You can also operate trigger without sticking your finger through hole if using thicker gloves.

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