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Oz Rackpack

$52.95

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Featuring six color-coded Oz carabiners with the snag-free benefits of HoodWire Technology, the Oz Rackpack is designed to match our Camalots and makes for easy identification and racking on your harness.
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Description

When you're pumped stupid and digging for that crucial cam, you'll be glad you racked up with the Black Diamond Oz Rackpack, which features six hot-forged Oz carabiners, color-coded to ease cam identification. Our HoodWire Technology uses a patent-pending stainless steel wire hood to bring keylock functionality to wiregate carabiners without losing the lightweight and anti-freezing benefits. And thanks to the Oz's optimized geometry, it holds strong as the lightest carabiner in our line.

  • Hot-forged construction
  • Patent-pending stainless steel wire hood design doesn't snag, eases clipping and cleaning
  • New optimized shape
  • Same size and clip-ability as the Neutrino, but 8 g (.3 oz) lighter
  • Anodized in Camalot and C3 colors for easy identification
HOODWIRE TECHNOLOGY

HOODWIRE TECHNOLOGY

HoodWire Technology brings keylock functionality to a wiregate carabiner and is now available on our legendary, redesigned Oz carabiner. Its unique, stainless steel wire hood is a simple, strong design that won’t snag when unclipping. The wire hood doesn’t trap debris that could cause an open-gate failure, and protects the nose from wear.

 

Tech Specs

Weight :   168 g (6 oz)
Closed Gate Strength :   20 kN (4,496 lbf)
Open Gate Strength :   7 kN (1,574 lbf)
Minor Axis Strength :   7 kN (1,574 lbf)
Gate Opening :   22 mm (0.87 in)

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BD athlete Cedar Wright manufacturing carabiners at Black Diamond Equipment headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah

BD athletes Kate Rutherford and Brittany Griffith attempt Venturi Effect (IV 5.12) on the Incredible Hulk, High Sierras, CA

Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 10 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Colour coded, snag free...outstanding I bought these specifically for my camalots and C3's. They're colour matched for easy identification and extremely nice for cleaning routes because they just slide off the rope. I still just use neutrinos for my alpine draws but these would be great for those too. September 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ultralight goodness I really like the new HoodWire on these new Oz biners. For a few years now I've been using these on all my "alpine quickdraws" using BD's 24" Dynex runners. They are noticeably lighter than other "lightweight" biners. I've slowly replaced about half of my biners with Oz biners and it makes a big difference. August 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Weight drop I love the feel of the Oz, holds well and gets rid of the gate hook found on the Neutrino and similar carabiners. And it's lighter! Now if only we could get individual coloured Oz biners. July 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Airy Awesomeness Light weight with a fully hooded gate. What more do you want? Smooth action. Versatile, good for most applications, though a bit small for clipping. Big improvement over the original Oz. Plus they're awfully pretty. July 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect for racking cams The Oz carabiners are really light, easy to clip & unclip, and the color coding is really convenient for racking cams. Couldn't be happier with them! June 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Oz Is As Light As Gauze After being a frugal climber for many years and transitioning from bouldering to big walls, I found my cheap choices added up in weight. With a single or double rack, you will be happy you switched to Oz biners. I keep having that sensation that I forgot something, but it's just a lack of weight. They also handle really well and color coordinate. Thanks, BD. April 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by racked up Perfect light weight biner for racking the camalots. Maybe I got lucky with the 3 racks I bought because I have not had any of the problems that other reviewers have had. They have worked flawlessley for me and I will be buying more November 4, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Impossibly light I am really impressed by the lightness of these biners. The hoodwire is a great idea as well. This is my go-to rack biner, and I have several packs, but I give it 4/5 because: 1) The hood doesn't cover the tooth _quite_ enough, so it still snags on webbing sometimes 2) The gate opening action is not all that great. Some biners won't open all the way without undue force, and most of them are quite stiff If BD ever decides to tweak the Oz and improve these admittedly minor issues, it would be a perfect biner to me. October 3, 2013
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