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Birdie Belay Devices Recalled Due to Risk of Injury; Made by Beal Sas


Beal Birdie Belay Devices


The device user can be unable to lower the climber, posing a risk of injury to the climber.

Brand Name:

Company Name:

Liberty Mountain

Company Announcement:

March 24, 2021

Company Announcement

Recall Details


The Beal Birdie Belay Device is used by rock climbers.  Belay devices are used with climbing ropes to protect the climber while climbing, to arrest a fall or while being lowered on the rope.  The Beal Birdie Belay Device was sold in three colors:  Orange handle, Blue handle or Green handle.  This recall involves all units laser-marked with batch year “/19” on the side of the unit.  Only units marked with “/19” are being recalled.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Beal Birdie Belay Devices and contact Liberty Mountain for a free replacement.


The firm has received three reports of the user being unable to lower the climber because the hand lever became detached from the device.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

REI stores nationwide, online at,, and, and at outdoor equipment stores and indoor rock climbing gyms nationwide from July 2019 through February 2021 for about $75.


Beal Sas, of France


Liberty Mountain, of Sandy, Utah

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