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Pros Good range, extendable slingSuper light, durable, easy to place while free climbing, great rangeFantastic design, smallest cam in the world, great strength, extendable sling, flexible stemDurable, wide rangeFlexible stem, great range, narrow heads
Cons No thumb loopExpensive, need for potential early retirementNot available in offset sizes, smaller individual cam range, action on smaller cams not as smooth as larger camsHeavy compared to Ultralight C4s and MetoliusWide stem may feel bulky to some
Bottom Line Featuring an extendable sling to reduce rope drag, these cams are a good choice for free climbingThese cams are awesome for long Yosemite free climbs and Indian Creek splittersWorthy of our Top Pick for small cams due to their excellent design and performanceThese are the most popular cams at Indian Creek due to their great range and durabilityTotems are the best cam for aid climbing and hard-to-protect free climbs
Rating Categories DMM Dragon Cam Black Diamond C4 Ultralight DMM Dragonfly Black Diamond Camalot Totem Cam
Free Climbing (20%)
7
10
8
9
7
Weight (15%)
5
9
7
6
6
Range (15%)
7
9
5
10
8
Horizontal Cracks (15%)
6
6
9
6
7
Tight Placements (15%)
6
6
9
6
9
Durability (10%)
8
9
8
10
8
Walking (5%)
8
7
8
7
8
Aid Climbing (5%)
3
7
8
6
10
Specs DMM Dragon Cam Black Diamond C4... DMM Dragonfly Black Diamond... Totem Cam
Weight (1 inch size piece) 3.63 oz 2.6 oz 2.6 oz. 3.28 oz 3.35 oz
Range (inches) .51-4.48" .61-4.51" .31-1.11" .54-7.68" .46-2.52"
Sling Length (inches) 5-9" 3.75" 5-10" 3.75" 4.6"
Stem width above trigger
Single or Double Axle? Double Double Single Double Single
Extendable Sling? Yes No Yes No No
Sling material Dyneema Dyneema Dynatec Nylon Dyneema
High Clip in for Aid? No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cam Stops? Yes Yes Yes Yes No
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