- Trigger-finger release for fast operation
- Ergonomic dual-density grip
- Lightened frame
- Aggressive teeth for extra grip on icy ropes
- Large carabiner clip hole
- Left- and right-handed versions
Engineered for hard-to-clean pitches, wild conditions and long days, the Black Diamond Index Ascender is a robust workhorse for jugging in all weather. The ascender’s trigger-finger release allows for hassle-free operation and its molded grip and lightened frame offer quick maneuverability and mobility.