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Ropes, harnesses and carabiners

Black Diamond Couloir $129.99 Fast drying nylon-webbing construction, quick-release leg loops, two webbing gear loops, low-profile design can be worn under a pack or clothing, 15 kN-rated belay and haul loops. 230g. www.southernapproach.co.nz Black Diamond Vaporlock Screwgate $32.99 Provides a smooth increase in friction of up to 30% when lowering or rappelling, munter hitch compatible on ropes up to 9.4mm, keylock nose prevents snagging, screwgate sleeve. 52g. www.southernapproach.co.nz
Mad Rock Lifeguard Belay $119.99 Assisted braking belay device, aircraft grade aluminium and stainless steel construction, used with classic belay techniques with single ropes from 8.9mm to 11mm. 146g. www.gearshop.co.nz Roca Rainbow 9.9mm, 60m Full Dry Rope $399.99 Designed for sport climbing routes, easy to handle and clip carabiners to, works with all belay devices, Hard Choc technology resists impact on rough rock edge. 64g/metre. www.gearshop.co.nz
Sterling Evolution Velocity 60m $369.99 Rock and ice rope, sheath withstands abrasion and slides effortlessly, core treatment protects against water and dirt, meets UIAA tests for falls, impact force and elongation. 60g/metre. www.southernapproach.co.nz Roca Trek 30m $159.99 Minimal weight trekking rope for backcountry tramping where additional security is required, dirt and water resistant treatment, 7.9mm diametre, 41g/metre. www.gearshop.co.nz