The Alpha gives positive handling and easy clipping, with grooves on the spine to provide extra grip. Deep rope baskets help seat gear and ropes, and encourage loading along the Alpha’s strongest axis.
A clean nose helps prevent snagging and accidental gate opening. Superb ergonomics and safe design mean the Alpha excels in any climbing environment.
An overview of the features and benefits of the Alpha Trad carabiner.
The wire gate is cunningly designed, with an asymmetrical and quite complex set of curves on each side of the loop that balance ease of opening neatly against a crisp spring closure.