The Element is designed for the average adventurer from Beginner to Advanced. The Element has all the friction settings and some rigging options like The Joker or a releasable contingency block. The color selection is stunning. The Element and Pivot both, are made from 7075T6 aluminum. This too will grow with your skill level and abilities. Here at Glacier Black we are proud to design and manufacture gear to help Elevate your Adventures. Stay tuned for more releases coming soon.