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Belay Device Ratings Summary

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Score Product Price Our Take
83
$100
Editors' Choice Award
One of the most popular models in the world, for many good reasons.
80
$150
Editors' Choice Award
Versatile assisted braking device with well-designed safety features.
75
$30
Top Pick Award
Simple, durable, and our Top Pick for multi pitch climbs.
75
$200
Highly rated for anti-panic lowers and dynamic catches.
71
$22
Best Buy Award
Low price pairs well with the basic tube style design and reliability.
71
$30
Ideal for alpine environments where the ropes are slim and the ounces count.
70
$130
Where weight is not a consideration, the Eddy is best.
70
$36
Lightweight and cost effective while leaving us with intrigue for its evolution.
69
$22
Smooth rope handling and a simple design all packed in to a mere two ounces.
66
$50
Ideal for experienced climbers who are quick to respond to rope management subtleties.
64
$35
Best Buy Award
A great value which provides more security than a "tuber."
64
$89
A good option for longer routes where you want something more compact than a GriGri.
63
$45
A great option for gyms to place on their toprope setups and for single pitch craggers looking for a cheaper option.