• The Pivot is a high performance belay device featuring an innovative pivot system that allows greater control and safety when lowering a climber in guide mode.
  • When belaying in guide mode the unique pivot system reduces the distance between the pivot point and the load

    Typical pivot point of a standard belay device in guide mode
  • This reduces the force needed to release and lower a climber meaning safer, more controlled lowering.
  • Recommended use with the Rhino carabiner for smooth action
  • Specially designed carabiner cavity for guide mode release
  • Optimised rope slots make the Pivot suitable for a wide variety of ropes.

Pivot

The Pivot belay device delivers confident belaying and effective stopping power whether used in guide mode, or belaying from the waist.

Guide plates have traditionally been difficult to operate when lowering seconds. The Pivot's shackle reduces the force needed to initiate lowering, increasing control of the speed at which you lower your second.

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This device increases rope control when belaying, lowering a partner and abseiling. It is a fundamental part of a climbers rack.
Product NameProduct CodeColourWeightRope DiameterConformance
PivotA1160BLBlue72ghalf/twin: 7.3mm-9.2mm | single: 8.7mm-11mmEN15151-2:2013
PivotA1160RDRed72ghalf/twin: 7.3mm-9.2mm | single: 8.7mm-11mmEN15151-2:2013
PivotA1160GRGreen72ghalf/twin: 7.3mm-9.2mm | single: 8.7mm-11mmEN15151-2:2013
Pivot/Rhino SetA1160RD/542Red145ghalf/twin: 7.3mm-9.2mm | single: 8.7mm-11mmEN15151-2:2013, EN 362:2004 B, EN 12275:2013 B & H
Pivot/Rhino SetA1160BL/542Blue145ghalf/twin: 7.3mm-9.2mm | single: 8.7mm-11mmEN15151-2:2013, EN 362:2004 B, EN 12275:2013 B & H
Pivot/Rhino SetA1160GR/542Green145ghalf/twin: 7.3mm-9.2mm | single: 8.7mm-11mmEN15151-2:2013, EN 362:2004 B, EN 12275:2013 B & H

Pivot product features

An overview of the features and benefits of the Pivot belay device.

Because I have a quiver of belay devices, I have the privilege to choose the right device for my day of climbing. The Pivot has become a regular tool in my guiding and climbing. Alpinist Mountain Standards
When there is a problem and you want things to run smoothly, the DMM Pivot will really help. Climbing Gear Reviews
It is almost boring to say, but I can’t really think of anything about the DMM Pivot that I don’t like. UKC
    • Crux 9.1mm
    • Mantis
    • Pitch 8.5mm