The hipster is a micro rope grab, for easy one handed adjusting of the length of your lanyard or bridge, even under load.
Its so light and small you'll hardly know its there.
To shorten your lanyard length, pull the tail of the lanyard back toward the working side of the line, the hipsters clutches acts as a fair lead, and easily allows the line through, but immediately grab the rope when weight is applied.
To lengthen the lanyard, simply pull the top handle to release the hipsters grip on the line, the more you pull the more it releases.
Made of 7075-6 aluminum, and 17-4 stainless steel.
Compatible with 7/16 -1/2 arborist climbing ropes.