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Petzl Chicane Auxiliary Brake

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Petzl Chicane Auxiliary Brake

Petzl Chicane Brake
Auxiliary brake for mechanical Prusik on single ropes, for tree care

Discover the Petzl Chicane, an auxiliary braking device designed to maximize efficiency and safety in arborist climbing. This innovative device enables the use of Zigzag and Zigzag Plus mechanical Prusiks on single ropes, providing continuous additional friction during descents. With an ergonomic handle for superior grip and an openable side plate for quick installation, the Chicane ensures smooth rope glide and ease of movement during ascents and limb walking.


  • Compatible with Zigzag and Zigzag Plus mechanical Prusiks for single ropes
  • Quick and easy installation with an openable side plate
  • Enhanced durability with two friction pins (spare parts available)


  • Device type: Mechanical prusik
  • Rope compatibility: 11.5 - 13mm
  • Weight: 425g
  • Working Load Limit (WLL): 140kg

Elevate your climbing experience with the Petzl Chicane, now available at Mower City Albury.