By Adam Fruh Contributor

In the realm of high performance, we’re always attempting to eliminate redundancy and carry only the lightest equipment. The evolution of the carabiner has come a long way, and the Petzl Ange Finesse quickdraws ($25.95 – 27.95) have quickly ushered in a higher order.

With its new carabiners, Petzl has made a sturdy yet delicate reinterpretation of a single gate while maintaining a key lock closure combined with a logical color code, and an improved rubber stay to make these danglers and the user one mean competitor.