The I-Beam Kletterstieg's wide gate opening of 26mm combines with its extended top bar and high internal volume to give ease of use with thick webbing and ropes. These characteristics also make it easy to use while wearing gloves. High major and minor axis strengths give appropriate safety margins for rescue and heavy duty applications.
Hot forging steel carabiners allows the use of I-Beam construction techniques that reduce weight while keeping strength. The I-Beam Klettersteig has all the benefits of its solid bar equivalent without the weight penalty.