Ratings Overview - Carabiner

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Wild Country Helium Carabiner

 Wild Country Helium Carabiner
The Wild Country Helium carabiner has received a lot of hype since its release over a decade ago...  read more >
$14

Editors' Choice Award
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Ease of unclipping - 10 of 10
10
Ease of clipping - 9 of 10
9
Ease of handling - 10 of 10
10
How many ropes fit - 10 of 10
10
Rope pull smoothness - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 7 of 10
7

 Petzl Spirit Straight Gate
The Petzl Spirit is the original keylocking carabiner - often copied but never duplicated. Thanks...  read more >
$10

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Ease of unclipping - 10 of 10
10
Ease of clipping - 10 of 10
10
Ease of handling - 8 of 10
8
How many ropes fit - 5 of 10
5
Rope pull smoothness - 9 of 10
9
Portability - 6 of 10
6
Wild Country Nitro Carabiner

 Wild Country Nitro
The Wild Country Nitro provides a lot of value for an all-around carabiner. It scored near the top...  read more >
$9

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Ease of unclipping - 4 of 10
4
Ease of clipping - 9 of 10
9
Ease of handling - 9 of 10
9
How many ropes fit - 8 of 10
8
Rope pull smoothness - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 7 of 10
7

 Black Diamond LiveWire
The Black Diamond HotWire and Black Diamond Livewire were some of first carabiners with the once...  read more >
$12

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Ease of unclipping - 8 of 10
8
Ease of clipping - 9 of 10
9
Ease of handling - 8 of 10
8
How many ropes fit - 9 of 10
9
Rope pull smoothness - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 4 of 10
4

 Petzl Djinn Straight Gate
The new Petzl Djinn straight gate carabiner is designed to be "rugged for crag climbing." They are...  read more >
$9

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Ease of unclipping - 9 of 10
9
Ease of clipping - 8 of 10
8
Ease of handling - 6 of 10
6
How many ropes fit - 10 of 10
10
Rope pull smoothness - 10 of 10
10
Portability - 3 of 10
3

 Black Diamond Oz Carabiner
Product Recall: February 2016 In February of 2016, Black Diamond released a recall of Oz...  read more >
$9

Top Pick Award
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71
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Ease of unclipping - 7 of 10
7
Ease of clipping - 7 of 10
7
Ease of handling - 6 of 10
6
How many ropes fit - 6 of 10
6
Rope pull smoothness - 7 of 10
7
Portability - 9 of 10
9
Black Diamond Hotwire Carabiner

 Black Diamond HotWire
Product Recall: February 2016 In February of 2016, Black Diamond released a recall of specific...  read more >
$8

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Ease of unclipping - 3 of 10
3
Ease of clipping - 8 of 10
8
Ease of handling - 7 of 10
7
How many ropes fit - 10 of 10
10
Rope pull smoothness - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 6 of 10
6
Wild Country Astro

 Wild Country Astro
The Wild Country Astro is a great lightweight carabiner, especially for the price. Our Best Buy...  read more >
$8

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Ease of unclipping - 3 of 10
3
Ease of clipping - 7 of 10
7
Ease of handling - 8 of 10
8
How many ropes fit - 6 of 10
6
Rope pull smoothness - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 9 of 10
9

 CAMP Photon Wire Straight Gate
The CAMP Photon Wire Straight Gate is one of the lightest full size carabiners on the market. This...  read more >
$8

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Ease of unclipping - 6 of 10
6
Ease of clipping - 4 of 10
4
Ease of handling - 4 of 10
4
How many ropes fit - 10 of 10
10
Rope pull smoothness - 9 of 10
9
Portability - 8 of 10
8
Black Diamond Positron Carabiner

 Black Diamond Positron
Product Recall: February 2016 Positron straight gate 210153 / 210261 and bent gate 210154 were...  read more >
$9

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Ease of unclipping - 9 of 10
9
Ease of clipping - 6 of 10
6
Ease of handling - 8 of 10
8
How many ropes fit - 8 of 10
8
Rope pull smoothness - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 2 of 10
2
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Black Diamond Ovalwire

 Black Diamond Oval Wire
The Black Diamond Oval Wire is the wire gate version of the classic Black Diamond Oval. It is a...  read more >
$8

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Ease of unclipping - 3 of 10
3
Ease of clipping - 8 of 10
8
Ease of handling - 8 of 10
8
How many ropes fit - 8 of 10
8
Rope pull smoothness - 10 of 10
10
Portability - 3 of 10
3

 Mad Rock UltraLight Bent Gate
The Mad Rock UltraLight bent gate carabiner is our Best Buy award winner. The price on this...  read more >
$6

Best Buy Award
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Ease of unclipping - 5 of 10
5
Ease of clipping - 8 of 10
8
Ease of handling - 6 of 10
6
How many ropes fit - 6 of 10
6
Rope pull smoothness - 6 of 10
6
Portability - 7 of 10
7

 CAMP Orbit
The CAMP Orbit bent gate carabiner is best suited for the rope end of a quickdraw. The keylock...  read more >
$8

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Ease of unclipping - 8 of 10
8
Ease of clipping - 7 of 10
7
Ease of handling - 7 of 10
7
How many ropes fit - 7 of 10
7
Rope pull smoothness - 7 of 10
7
Portability - 3 of 10
3
Black Diamond Neutrino Carabiner

 Black Diamond Neutrino
A decade ago, the Black Diamond Neutrino was the first really small and light carabiner to gain...  read more >
$7

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Ease of unclipping - 3 of 10
3
Ease of clipping - 7 of 10
7
Ease of handling - 7 of 10
7
How many ropes fit - 5 of 10
5
Rope pull smoothness - 7 of 10
7
Portability - 6 of 10
6
Black Diamond Oval Carabiner

 Black Diamond Oval
The Black Diamond Oval is the classic carabiner design and Black Diamond has been making them for...  read more >
$7

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Ease of unclipping - 3 of 10
3
Ease of clipping - 5 of 10
5
Ease of handling - 5 of 10
5
How many ropes fit - 8 of 10
8
Rope pull smoothness - 10 of 10
10
Portability - 1 of 10
1
CAMP Nano 22

 CAMP Nano 22 Carabiner
The first time you lay eyes on the CAMP Nano 22, you might think it's a nut-tool only carabiner...  read more >
$7

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Ease of unclipping - 3 of 10
3
Ease of clipping - 3 of 10
3
Ease of handling - 6 of 10
6
How many ropes fit - 2 of 10
2
Rope pull smoothness - 5 of 10
5
Portability - 10 of 10
10
Metolius FS Mini Wiregate Carabiner

 Metolius FS Mini
The Metolius FS Mini carabiner is one of the lightest and smallest climbing-strength carabiners on...  read more >
$8

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Ease of unclipping - 1 of 10
1
Ease of clipping - 3 of 10
3
Ease of handling - 5 of 10
5
How many ropes fit - 1 of 10
1
Rope pull smoothness - 4 of 10
4
Portability - 10 of 10
10
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Total 17 tested.