Figure 8s

We stock a good variety of figure 8 descenders of various shapes and sizes suitable for recreational abseiling, outdoor education, commercial or rescue applications. Aluminium soft-anodised figure 8s are light and inexpensive, hard-coat anodised products are much more durable, while stainless steel is the ultimate in toughness.

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CT Otto Curved Figure 8

Hot-forged light alloy 8-shaped belay / rappel device for use with single rope, half ropes and twin ropes.

SKU: D8TA3

CT Otto Big Figure 8

A classic figure eight descender, ideal for belaying the leader in a dynamic way and for abseiling.

SKU: D8TA1
Figure-8 Descender, Mountain 8

SMC Mountaineering Figure 8

Easy to rig and handle when wearing gloves, this new compact and lightweight descender has smooth action on belay or rappel. Made with high quality aluminium for optimal strength to weight ratio. Hard coat anodized black for durability and extra resistance to wear and abrasion. Also available in anodized blue for those looking to add some colour to their gear rack.

SKU: D8SA2

Aspiring Silk Rigging Kit

A kit containing our most popular items for silk rigging.

SKU: SRK01

SMC Rescue 8

A traditional figure 8 design without ears machined from a solid aluminium bar This descender is hard-coat anodized to provide optimal resistance to abrasion and is therefore ideally suited for heavier duty or repetitive rappelling situations.

SKU: D8SA3

SMC Escape 8 (Mini 8)

The ultimate compact and lightweight figure 8 for emergency evacuation or other extreme lightweight applications.

SKU: D8SA1

CMI Rescue 8

Rescue-8 descender with ears  CMI

SKU: D8CA1
Climbing Technology, made in ItalySteel Rescue 8

CT Steel Rescue 8 Descender

Rescue-8 descender CT steel

SKU: D8TZ1
Figure-8 Descender Descent Control SMC

SMC Descent Control 8

Exceptional control when starting acceleration, rappelling speed, and deceleration for stopping are the most notable characteristics of the Descent Control 8 Descender. Light weight, tough, and stainless steel wear-resistant surfaces are other important features of this unique descender. The SMC Decent Control 8 performs extremely well in repetitive rappelling environments, such as rescue training or at climbing gyms.

SKU: D8SS1

CT Otto Rescue 8 Descender

Large-sized figure of eight descender, hot forged and ideal for belaying the leader in a dynamic way and for abseiling.

SKU: D8TA2
Rescue 8 Descender Stainless Steel CT

CT Stainless Steel Rescue 8 Descender

Rescue-8 descender CT stainless steel polished

SKU: D8TS1