Perfect Descent Distribution Changes

After years of collaboration, C3 Manufacturing and Aerial Adventure Technologies are going their separate ways, starting January 22, 2024. Don’t worry, though – if you’ve already placed an order with AAT before this date, AAT will manage your order through fulfillment and be in touch with you every step of the way. For orders placed…

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Don’t Forget to CLIP!

Internationally ranked Speed Climber Piper Kelly breaks down the steps every climber should take before climbing on auto belays. CLIP is an easy-to-remember self-check reminding climbers to Connect, Lock, and Inspect their harness and auto belay connection before climbing.

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Lanyard Subscription Program


Perfect Descent has teamed up with its Distributor Aerial Adventure Technologies to offer U.S.-based customers a subscription program for replacement lanyards. Always have a new lanyard on-hand, change your plan anytime, and save 10% on every purchase when you subscribe. When you buy your replacement lanyard at, you can now choose to create a…

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Olympics Revealed

A behind the scenes look at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as told by PD Olympic Climber, Sean McColl Becoming an Olympian has been a lifelong goal, and my experience in Japan this past August is one of my best climbing achievements.  I had become the first Canadian to qualify as an Olympic climber, and…

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How the Perfect Descent Auto Belay Changed Speed Climbing Forever

Two Climbers racing on Speed wall clipped in to Perfect Descent Auto Belays

Speed Climbing made its Olympic debut, the even playing field is more important than ever Originally Published on Imagine this: Olympic sprinters take their marks at the starting line for the 100-meter dash. The pistol cracks—and they’re off! But wait: We suddenly realize that each lane is different. Usain Bolt’s lane is tilted uphill!…

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Men’s Speed Climbing World Record Broken, Twice in One Day

male speed climbing world record holder at the top of 15m climbing wall with his fist in the air

Salt Lake City, Utah USA – 29 May 2021 They came to Salt Lake City to break records and break them they did. With Perfect Descent Auto Belays mounted high on the wall, teammates from Indonesia’s Speed Climbing team played leapfrog for the men’s 15m Speed World Record at the first Speed World Cup of…

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Perfect Descent: Auto Belay Supplier to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

speed climbing wall at youth olympic games in buenos aires 2018

History is in the making as the inaugural class of climbing athletes get ready to take the stage at the Tokyo Olympic Games. With its preferred status as the Official Auto Belay Supplier to IFSC World Cup Competition, Perfect Descent has been named as Sole Auto Belay Supplier for the Tokyo 2020 Games. Look for…

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Olympics Deferred

By: Sean McColl, Olympic Rock Climber (CAN) August 2019 – Seven months before shutdown I had just flown home from the World Championships where I qualified for The 2020 Olympic Games. My friends threw me a surprise party and everything was going as planned. I was lucky enough to qualify in the first round of…

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Interval Training with PD®

With PD® Athlete, Kai Lightner Professional athlete and Perfect Descent climber Kai Lightner gives us a sneak peek into his daily training routine.  Kai breaks down his interval strategy for building strength and endurance to prepare for hard lead climbing projects.  Kai entered his first competition at six years old and never stopped climbing. A twelve-time…

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Becoming an Olympian

By: Sean McColl, Olympic Rock Climber (CAN) I have wanted to qualify and compete at the Olympic Games before I can remember, I remember waking up in the morning and just watching the Olympics day after day with my family. I was raised in a sporting world and found climbing at the age of 10.…

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