DMM Beetle


The DMM Beetle belay device is ideal for single, double or twin climbing ropes; it can can handle them all easily. The DMM Beetle is the replacement for the classic and extremely popular DMM Bug and is based on a similar internal design to the Mantis and Pivot Belay devices. The Beetle offers a vastly increased holding power compared to its predecessor- up 45% greater. This is thanks to additional grooves providing more friction, making braking far smoother and efficient as well as further increasing security when abseiling or belaying. 

Hot Forged, this belay device is durable and affordable, making it an ideal choice for beginner climbers looking for a versatile yet simple all-round belay device that can handle cragging and indoor-wall use.


  • Lightweight belay/rappel device.
  • Two Friction modes
  • Hot Forged Construction


  • Guide Mode: No
  • Lock Mechanism: Manual
  • Number of Ropes: One or Two
  • Carabiner Included: No
  • Handles Ropes: 8.5mm-11mm (Single) | 7.3mm-9.2mm
  • Weight: 54g


Belay Devices