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SMC Mountaineering 8



Category: Braking Devices

SMC’s Mountaineering 8 descender is easy to rig and operate while wearing gloves. This descender has very smooth action on belay or rappel and works well with both single and double ropes (8mm – 12.5mm). Increase the number of wraps for additional friction.


  • Effective for either single or double wrap braking
  • Works with 8mm – 12.5mm
  • Bottom hole can be used as a stitch plate
  • High quality aircraft grade 6061 aluminum
  • Berry Compliant
  • Made in the USA


  • Color: Black, Blue
  • MBS: 27 kN (6070 lbf)
  • Weight: 2.8 oz (79 g)
  • Length: 4.62" (11.7 cm)
  • Width: 2.96" (7.5 cm)
  • Height: 0.38" (9.0 mm)
  • Max Rope Size: 12.5 mm
  • Material: Anodized 6061 Aluminum

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