The Grigri device from Petzl is one of the most widely used security devices on the market. In the following videos you will learn in detail how to properly secure with the Grigri 2 and Grigri + and what you have to pay attention to.
The classic from Petzl is designed for thinner single ropes. The angle of entry of the brake cable has no effect on the blocking function. The fast output by means of Gaswerkmethode works flawlessly. Exercise is required on both Petzl machines to ensure safe backup.
About the Grigri 2 backup device from Petzl
Information about the Grigri + device from Petzl
Information booklet for safe sport climbing
More information can be found in the Information brochure "Safe sport climbing" of the Austrian Alpine Club.