Metolius Master Cam

Metolius Master Cam is rated 4.6774 out of 5 by 31.
  • 2015-08-01T16:12CST
  • bvseo_cps, prod_bvrr, vn_cps_3.1.5
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_31
  • loc_en_US, sid_10044124, PRD, sort_relevancy
  • clientName_moosejaw

Select a Size Select a Color
FREE SHIPPING

When will I get my stuff?

"In Stock" means the item you are ordering is ready for shipment

"Ship Date" is the date your product will ship

In-stock orders placed before 3pm EST will ship SAME DAY, unless otherwise noted during checkout

If you have any questions, please Live Chat one of our sort of smart customer experience personnel. If you are one of the few that enjoy speaking to real human, please call 877-666-7352

Add to Cart
+ earn up to $2.50 in Rewards
Moosejaw Rewards: You earn 10 points for every dollar you spend on Moosejaw.com or at our shops (5 points for discounted items). That's like getting 10% back to spend on MoosejawRewards.com.

So if you get a $200 jacket at Moosejaw.com you can turn around and get a $20 tee at Moosejaw Rewards.

You are signed up and earn points automatically when you make a purchase and give your email address.

For full program info,see:
Rewards Program Details

So sorry, but this item is sold out.

You probably would've looked amazing with it too.

We do have some similar items available right now though.

Check out Climbing

View Other Similar Stuff
Add to Wish List
- +
Product Description Item No.   10044124

With the most versatile offering of cams on the planet, Ultralight Power Cams, TCUs, Offsets, Fat Cams and Supercams, why would Metolius add a single-stem cam to their line? The reason is that there is an infinite number of variables in the climbing environment: hard rock, soft rock, parallel cracks, flared cracks, etc . . . Each individual cam style excels at a certain set of variables. The Fat Cam's wide lobes greatly improve protection in soft rock while the TCU's narrow head widths greatly enhance placement versatility. The biggest advantages of the single-stem unit are: they will fit into certain placements better than the U-shaped body and the flexible, single cable reduces leverage to minimize walking in certain placements. They set out to make the finest single-stem unit we possibly could and the Master Cam is the result.

Products on Sale are Discontinued Styles or Colors.

FEATURES of the Metolius Master Cam

  • A flexible, single stem unit with an ultra-narrow head-width
  • Molded thumb piece
  • 13 mm (0.51") Monster Sling webbing (36% Dyneema/64% nylon)
  • Range Finder tells you at a glance if you've chosen the right size cam for the placement
  • Optimized cam angle for increased holding power
  • Machined cam stops
  • Color-coded sewn slings and tubing
  • CNC machined for much greater precision than stamped or extruded cams
  • 7075-T6 aluminum
  • CE/UIAA certified
  • Hand built, inspected and individually tested to 1/2 its rated strength in Bend, Oregon

The SPECS for 00

  • Range: 0.34 - 0.47" / 8.5 - 12.0 mm
  • Strength: 5 kN / 1100 lbf
  • Weight: 2.2 oz / 62 g
The SPECS for 0
  • Range: 0.39 - 0.59" / 10.0 - 15.0 mm
  • Strength: 5 kN / 1100 lbf
  • Weight: 2.3 oz / 65 g
The SPECS for 1
  • Range: 0.49 - 0.71" / 12.5 - 18.0 mm
  • Strength: 8 kN / 1800 lbf
  • Weight: 2.4 oz / 68 g
The SPECS for 2
  • Range: 0.62 - 0.89" / 15.5 - 22.5 mm
  • Strength: 10 kN / 2250 lbf
  • Weight: 2.5 oz / 70 g
The SPECS for 3
  • Range: 0.74 - 1.04" / 18.5 - 26.5 mm
  • Strength: 10 kN / 2250 lbf
  • Weight: 2.9 oz / 82 g
The SPECS for 4
  • Range: 0.93 - 1.32" / 23.5 - 33.5 mm
  • Strength: 10 kN / 2250 lbf
  • Weight: 3.2 oz / 90 g
The SPECS for 5
  • Range: 1.01 - 1.56" / 28.0 - 39.5 mm
  • Strength: 10 kN / 2250 lbf
  • Weight: 3.5 oz / 98 g
The SPECS for 6
  • Range: 1.28 - 1.89" / 32.5 - 48.0 mm
  • Strength: 10 kN / 2250 lbf
  • Weight: 3.9 oz / 110 g

- + Product Specifications
- +
Frequently Bought with this Item
Customers Also Looked At
Black Diamond C4 Camalot

Black Diamond C4 Camalot
$64.95 – $124.95 Price pending
Camp USA Nano 23 Carabiner

Camp USA Nano 23 Carabiner
$4.99   $6.95 Price pending
Camp USA Tricam Evo

Camp USA Tricam Evo
$24.95 – $27.95 Price pending
Yakima SKS Lock Housing

Yakima SKS Lock Housing
$17.00 Price pending
Black Diamond 10mm Dynex Runners

Black Diamond 10mm Dynex Runners
$6.95 – $24.95 Price pending
CRKT Kommer Free Range Hunter Folder Knife

CRKT Kommer Free Range Hunter Folder Knife
$44.95 – $49.95 Price pending
Trango Shark Nut Tool/Knife

Trango Shark Nut Tool/Knife
$24.95 Price pending
Metolius Dirt Bag II

Metolius Dirt Bag II
$29.95 Price pending
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid piece on any climber's rack! These cams are great, and well worth the money. The single stem design is a welcome change to the usual "U" shaped Metolius cams. These cams sit proudly next to my C4's, and I prefer them over aliens. The stem is extremely flexible, and these cams work in horizontal placements well. The trigger is a little stiffer than the popular C4's, but it is still very smooth. The range finder is OK, but I find myself ignoring it most of the time mainly because I can tell if a placement is good or not without it. These cams sit proudly next to my C4's, and I prefer them over aliens. All in all, this cam is a must for any trad climber.
Date published: 2010-01-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excelent cam BUT... I really like these. I have one to match every size I have in the TCU. They're really when you don't need the TCU to fit into the smaller constrictions. The four lobes and flexi stem make me feel good throughout a wide variety of placements. The only downside Ive seen so far is that the expanding action gets really slow if they get dusty or chalky. I mean... get any cam dirty and it's going to suffer but it seems more so with the Master Cam. They're not as rugged as some of us may like (I think it's mostly the kevlar triggers) Still I would highly recommend at least checking them out. Definitely money well spent.
Date published: 2010-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does for finger cracks what "Aliens" did for Area 51 As noted in many other reviews, Aliens are getting harder and harder to come by. Because of the flexible stem and the narrow profile these guys are great in those horizontal cracks or vertical finger cracks where the C4's or even a tri-cam won't work. A no brainer addition to anyone looking to fill in the smaller sizes with SLCD's. While still not quite as flexible as the Aliens, and occasionally prone to kinking while pulling the trigger, especially in the #0 - 00 sizes, these have become the go to for small camming devices. Go get 'em tiger!
Date published: 2011-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Feels Super Bomber! Holds like a champ! The Master Cam is a very nice cam, feels very secure - more so than my #3 Camalot. These are made in America which is also a plus.,,,,When i first started setting these cams i noticed how narrow the head was (as narrow if not more than some aliens), they go in lots of tight placement and feel SUPER SECURE. I have used these side by side aliens and i must stay it really makes aliens look not all that special at all. The flexible stem is really nice, keeps the pull oriented correctly, but they are not too floppy (I own 00-5).,,,,
Date published: 2010-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best bang for you buck smaller cam. I have a few of these little guys to fill in the lower sizes on my rack and I am extremely pleased by their performance. They don't quite have the expansion ranges of the X4's, but you are getting the same performance no doubt. The action on these is smooth and feels very similar to the X4's, as well as the overall design being very similar. The colors don't exactly follow the camalots, but I'm sure you will figure them out very quickly. All in all, these are solid cams for the price from a solid company.
Date published: 2014-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from they're bomber i am an AMGA certified rock guide, and have climbed el cap 115 times. i can tell you from experience that these cams work great. i use them for trad, aid, and big wall climbing. i really like the ergonomic two finger trigger. it helps to really work these cams into the nooks and crannies of a placement. after these cams came out, i got rid of all my aliens...i just wasn't using them. i use them with the metolius color coded carabiners which really helps me find them on the rack in tight situations.
Date published: 2013-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The BEST cam for finger-sized cracks I've probably led about 25,000 vertical feet using these cams and have found that in the 3,4 and 5 sizes (orange, red, and black), this is THE cam I reach for. It is easy to handle and feels solid when placed. The stem rotates on the axle which helps reduce walking and makes the lobes stay put in a fall. In the finger size range the narrow head width is critical and allows for placements where the bulkier Black Diamond C4's just won't fit. Also made in Oregon - that's the USA folks!
Date published: 2011-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Master Cam for little cracks For bigger cracks I go with BD C4s (down to .5) but for anything smaller I prefer a Master Cam. The thin, flexible stem is great for weaseling these things into places you'd be hard pressed to protect otherwise. A 00 and 0 with a sliding X to equalize might actually catch a lead fall despite not being rated for much more than aid climbing. If I were going to test my luck on tiny pro it'd be on Master Cams. These things are light too, so bring a few extra if you can afford it.
Date published: 2012-01-04
  • 2015-08-01T16:12CST
  • bvseo_cps, prod_bvrr, vn_cps_3.1.5
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_31
  • loc_en_US, sid_10044124, PRD, sort_relevancy
  • clientName_moosejaw

Free Shipping
Spend $12 in Moosejaw products OR at least $49
in other products and you orders ships FREE!

Moosejaw Rewards
You earn $1 in Rewards for every $10 you spend
at Moosejaw.com and our shops (half for discounted items).

What are you looking for?
Shopping Cart