Sometimes a classic belay plate is all you need! No extras, no faff, just a reliable device. Find a selection of tubular belay devices and ATCs here!
No one is denying that assisted braking devices like GriGris are wonderful, but the classic belay plate should not be underestimated! Great for rapelling, cutting down weight and, if used correctly, just as safe as any other belay device, models like the Petzl Reverso, Black Diamond ATC Guide and Beal Air Force 1 won't let you down.