When DMM designed the Alpha Clip, they were determined to produce the most clip friendly biner ever made. The bent gate, with its flared out barrel shape works in perfect harmony with the kinked and groove patterned back bar for grabbing and clipping. It just feels so right, handles so well, and most importantly the rope always goes in first time. Try it out and you'll see what we mean. Features: a The ultimate bent gate, sport climbing biner a Exceptional clipability a Strong and lightweight I Beam construction a Safer, deeper rope basket a Easy to handle, grippy shape a Generous 8.5mm rope radius a Clean nose profile to reduce snagging Note that this item of climbing safety equipment is non returnable. Please call us toll free at 877 236 8428 or e mail bentgatebentgate.com with any questions.