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Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley


Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley: Elevating Your Climbing Experience

What is the Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley?

The Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley is a versatile and robust pulley designed for use in various climbing scenarios. It is engineered with precision to provide climbers with enhanced performance and safety during their adventures. Let's delve into the key features that make this pulley a must-have for climbers of all levels.


The PRO TRAXION progress capture pulley was designed to allow rope installation while the pulley is connected to the anchor. With its large diameter sheave and great efficiency, it is particularly appropriate for hauling heavy loads. The side plate locks when loaded to prevent the pulley opening during use. The lower connection point can be used to create different types of hauling systems.

Loss-resistant pulley:

  • allows a rope to be installed when the pulley is connected to the anchor
Well suited for hauling heavy loads:
  • large diameter aluminum sheave mounted on sealed ball bearings for excellent efficiency
  • side plate locks when loaded and prevents opening of the pulley during use
  • lower connection point for creating different types of hauling systems
  • toothed cam with self-cleaning slot optimizes performance under any conditions (e.g. frozen or dirty ropes)
  • may be used as simple pulley by locking the cam in the raised position

Key Features of the Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley

1. High Efficiency

The Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley boasts high efficiency, thanks to its sealed ball bearings that minimize friction. This feature ensures smooth rope handling, reducing wear and tear on your climbing rope and making your ascents more effortless.

2. Versatility

Whether you're ascending, descending, or hauling heavy loads, this pulley has you covered. Its versatile design allows it to adapt to various climbing techniques, making it an excellent choice for multi-pitch climbing and rescue operations.

3. Durability

Constructed from high-quality materials, the Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley is built to last. It can withstand the rigors of outdoor climbing, ensuring your safety and peace of mind during your adventures.

4. Integrated Locking System

Safety is paramount in climbing, and this pulley prioritizes it with its integrated locking system. This feature prevents accidental opening, adding an extra layer of security to your climbing setup.

Applications of the Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley

Rock Climbing

Whether you're tackling challenging rock faces or navigating traditional climbing routes, the Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley enhances your efficiency and safety. Its ability to handle heavy loads with ease makes it an invaluable tool for climbers.

Rescue Operations

In rescue scenarios, time is of the essence, and the Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley shines. Its smooth operation and durability make it an ideal choice for search and rescue teams, ensuring a swift and secure response to emergencies.

Caving Exploration

Exploring underground caves requires reliable equipment, and this pulley delivers. Its versatility and durability make it an excellent choice for caving enthusiasts, allowing them to navigate intricate cave systems with confidence.

Tree Climbing

Arborists and tree climbers can also benefit from the Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley. Its efficiency and ease of use simplify the process of ascending and descending trees, making it a valuable tool in this field.


1. Is the Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley suitable for beginners?

Absolutely! While it offers advanced features, beginners can also benefit from its smooth operation and durability.

2. Can I use this pulley for hauling heavy gear during climbs?

Yes, the Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley is designed to handle heavy loads efficiently, making it perfect for hauling gear.

3. How do I maintain and clean this pulley?

Regularly inspect the pulley for wear and tear, and clean it with a damp cloth to remove dirt and debris.

4. Can I use the Petzl Pro Traxion Pulley for industrial purposes?

While it excels in outdoor activities, it is not recommended for industrial use, as it is specifically designed for climbing and rescue operations.

    Tech Specs:

    Weight: 265 g
    Certification(s): CE EN 567, NFPA 1983 Technical Use, EAC
    Material(s): aluminum, stainless steel, nylon
    Min. rope diameter: 8 mm
    Max. rope diameter: 13 mm
    Sheave type: sealed ball bearings
    Sheave diameter: 38 mm
    Working load: 2 x 2,5 = 5 kN
    Breaking strength: 2 x 11 = 22 kN
    Working load as progress capture pulley: 2,5 kN
    Breaking strength as progress capture pulley: 4 kN
    Efficiency: 95 %