Product Recall Alert

Wild Country Ropeman 1 Ascenders Recalled

The teeth of the recalled ascenders can fail to engage, making it difficult or impossible for the user to ascend.

View The Official CPSC Recall Notice


This recall involves orange colored Wild Country “Ropeman 1” ascenders used in mountaineering and rock climbing. The recalled ascenders were manufactured in July 2022 and are marked with batch 05A0722. “ROPE MAN 1” and the batch number are printed in white on the side of the product.

Recalled Wild Country Ropeman 1 Ascender

Name of Product: Wild Country Ropeman 1 ascenders

Recall Date: June 6, 2024

Recall Number: 24-259

Hazard: The teeth of the recalled ascenders can fail to engage, making it difficult or impossible for the user to ascend.

Sold At: REI and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at,, and from December 2022 through April 2024 for about $55.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Ropeman 1 ascenders, and contact Wild Country to coordinate return of the recalled product and shipment of a free replacement ascender. Consumers can also return the recalled Ropeman 1 ascenders to Wild Country directly or at any authorized Wild Country Dealer for a free replacement.

Units: About 7,700 (In addition, about 297 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Directions and Contact

What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?

Wild Country toll-free at 844-412-7013 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at, online at, or and click on “Ropeman 1 Voluntary Recall” at the top of the page for more information.

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