In February of 2016, Black Diamond released a recall of Oz carabiners - 210134. If you think you might own any recalled carabiners, check out this safety recall notice to read what your next move should be.
The Black Diamond Oz won our Top Pick for Lightweight Carabiner. It's not the absolute lightest model on the market - that distinction goes to the CAMP Nano 22 Carabiner and the Metolius FS Mini - but the Oz hits the sweet spot between lightweight and usability. The recently redesigned Black Diamond Oz now has a wire hood that covers the notch for the wiregate, resulting in snag-free climbing. The best part about this carabiner? You'll barely notice them on your rack.
Black Diamond has confirmed some changes to the Oz for this season. Keep reading to find out more!