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Petzl Freino


Karabiner with friction spur for descenders.

SKU: M42 Categories: , ,


“The FREINO is ideal for adding or adjusting friction during the descent.”


  • The spur helps increase friction for improved descent control with a heavy load (e.g. two-person rescue situation)
  • Rope is easily inserted into the spur, without opening the carabiner
  • TWIST-LOCK automatic locking sleeve, unlocked by a simple rotation
  • Keylock system helps prevent the carabiner snagging during maneuvers
  • Used, for example, with the I’D and RIG self-braking descenders


  • Material(s): aluminum
  • Certification(s): CE EN 362
  • Gate opening for friction spur: 12 mm


Reference: M42
Weight: 85 g
Locking System: Twist Lock
Major Axis Strength: 25 kN
Minor Axis Strength: 10 kN
Open Gate Strength: 9 kN
Gate Opening: 15 mm
Guarantee: 3 years
Packing: 10

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