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Score Product Price Our Take
83
$16
Editors' Choice Award
The longtime standard as the best locker for all purposes
75
$30
Top Pick Award
Light, secure, and highly versatile, this is the best auto-locker we tested.
73
$16
Top Pick Award
The lightest and easiest to use small locker
71
$18
Offers great benefits to the lead climber, and also works well for building anchors.
70
$36
Top Pick Award
The best belay locker due to ultra-secure gate and durable stainless insert.
70
$17
Top Pick Award
Optimal for use with assisted braking belay devices, and highly versatile for other climbing purposes
67
$50
A unique locker whose special features unfortunately have limited uses.
67
$9
Best Buy Award
Our Best Bang for the Buck winner requires no compromise for a lower price.
62
$12
A solid first locker for those who don’t want to spend more than they have to…
61
$11
A disappointing light locker that we cannot recommend over its competitors.
61
$10
An affordable option for those who want a small pear-shaped locker.
60
$35
An effective, but time consuming, belay locker that is not the most intuitive to use (many people use it incorrectly).
57
$18
An anti-crossloading locker with two gate openings that hinge on each other in a rather complicated design
51
$22
A belay-specific locker that is more awkward to use than others.