I hate teeth biting my rope. I'm wondering which 1 or 2 handed ascender uses no teeth to do the gripping. I'm looking for A pinching lever or pinching cam type that doesn't tear up the rope like All those sharp little teeth.
Riplock is the common nickname I've heard used to describe the tibloc
Of the 29 or so choices of forums/chat rooms, the title of this one seemed more focused on the subject at hand, in my feeble estimation. I'm a new member that may not know all the ins and outs of how things are played. As to why I want one, I'm a retired coconut tree trimmer, now a paraglider pilot. Our club is starting a cliff/tree rescue group. Our retired fireman club member is the cliff guy, I'm the tree guy. I'm equipping myself with as many tree ascending/descending tools that I feel might be necessary to pluck a tangled pilot out of a tree. There's your lengthy explanation that I was trying to avoid burdening you all with.