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Wild Country Helium Friend

SKU# WCO_1062-70_EOL

Stylish, dynamic, ergonomic and responsive, the Helium Friend is designed to be your ultimate Friend. Light and durable with hot forged cam lobes for strength and a new thumb loop, trigger and sling that combine to give you a smoother action with a long reach for deep and easy placements and extra clipping points. Each size has a range that overlaps adjacent and alternate sizes so you are better placed should you be missing a size. Colour coded for quick identification so you can quickly pick the protection you need when you need it.

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you save: $64.95 (50%)
Altternate view of #3
  • #0
  • #0.5
  • #1
  • #1.5
  • #2
  • #2.5
  • #3
  • #3.5
  • #4

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  • 4 x hot forged cams lobes per Helium Friend shed weight without losing strength (up to 6% lighter than previous version)
  • 20% more range than previous version with larger overlaps which means there is more chance the unit either side of the one you need but don’t have will fit the placement you need it to - more placements with less units
  • New trigger design and thumb loop adds a smooth triggering for easier placements
  • Long stem length makes deeper placement and removal easier
  • 12mm Dyneema sling will mean there is less need to extend the unit and gives an extra clipping point
  • Single stainless steel axle
  • 13.75° cam angle for great holding power
  • Full floating trigger with independent cam triggering
  • Colour coded for quick identification


Colours Blue (#0, #3.5), Red (#0.5, #2), Gold (#1, #2.5), Silver (#1.5, #4), Purple (#3)
Strength 12kN (all sizes)
Expansion Range 14-22.54mm (#0)
16.56-26.66mm (#0.5)
19.71-31.73mm (#1)
23.59-37.98mm (#1.5)
28.41-45.73mm (#2)
34.40-55.39mm (#2.5)
41.90-67.47mm (#3)
51.34-82.65mm (#3.5)
63.25-101.83mm (#4)
Cam Stop Strength 11kN (#0, #0.5, #1), 12kN (#1.5 to #4)
Average Weight 87g (#0), 91g (#0.5), 95g (#1), 104g (#1.5), 109g (#2), 117g (#2.5), 145g (#3), 171g (#3.5), 208g (#4)
Warning Rock and Alpine climbing are potentially hazardous and dangerous. Any person using our equipment in any manner is personally responsible for learning the proper techniques involved and that the equipment used is designed for the application. The purchaser accepts full and complete responsibility and liability for any and all damages and injury that may result from use of equipment bought from Bivouac Outdoor. Instruction should be sought from professionals in the safe use of this piece of equipment. This equipment is designed for recreational use and should not be used for industrial applications.


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