Descender - Figure Eight, Round (US Rigging)

Descender - Figure Eight, Round (US Rigging)

Regular price $14.95 Sale

A figure-eight descender (figure 8 descender), also called a rescue eight (rescue 8) is an important part of an aerial rig. Aerial fabric can be looped through, and the round shape of this descender is visually pleasing. Currently only available in silver color.

  • Round shape
  • Compact and lightweight
  • High strength forged aluminum
  • Shiny silver color
  • For single and double ropes between 9 mm and 12 mm in diameter, or our aerial fabric
  • Individually tested
  • Weight: 130 g (0.29 lbs)
Sold individually.

Bulk Members must purchase a minimum of 10 to qualify for Bulk pricing. 
See how to hang your silk on our tutorials page


Aerial acrobatics are dangerous activities and can lead to serious injury or death. By purchasing or using our aerial equipment, including, but not limited to, fabric, carabiners, swivels, slings, and descenders, the purchaser or user agrees that Fire Mecca is not liable for any damage, injury, or death caused during these activities. The use of this product is at your own risk. It is highly advised that the purchaser or user consult a professional aerial coach for instruction; only a professional coach can advise you of proper gripping and maneuvering techniques. A professional rigger should be hired for installation. For liability reasons, Fire Mecca cannot advise our customers on the specifics of hanging an aerial rig.