Rock Exotica Totem


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Technical Specifications

Rope Compatibility
Single: 8 – 13mm Diameter
Double: 8 – 10.5mm Diameter

190mm x 64mm x 10mm


MBS: 30kN
WLL: 3kN


Manufactuer’s Product Code

The Totem: A Multi-Purpose Rigging and Rappelling Tool


The Rock Exotica Totem is a deceptively simple-looking, yet remarkably versatile device. More than just a descender, the Totem excels at rigging, releasable contingencies, belaying and more. As a descender the totem has a multitude of friction modes to suit any situation. It’s unique shape allows it to function like a lever to increase or decrease friction and act as an auto-lock release.

The Totem can be be used as a rigging plate, an easy-to-lock-off figure 8, sticht plate, auto-blocking plaquette device, plus much more. It can be used in almost any rope-related discipline, be it rescue, tree work, abseiling, canyoning, climbing, mountaineering or caving. Check out the Totem’s multitude of functions here.

Further features of the Rock Exotica Totem include:

  • Compact & lightweight
  • Over 10 different descent modes to suit short or long rappels on small or large diameter ropes
  • Effortlessly vary friction mid rappel or lock off
  • 2 holes on either end allow the totem to be used in a pick-off rescue situation and also allow it to be attached to the rope without detaching from your harness
  • Easily rig for rescue: capable of several releasable contingencies offering different levels of friction
  • Milled from oversized aluminum to achieve precise dimensions, surface defect removal, smooth curves and flat surfaces
  • Compatible 8-10.5mm double or 8-13mm single rope diameters.


pdfRock Exotica Rigging Plate Technical Notice

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