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The Yeti Cross 2 is a realisation of our planar rescue technology, first introduced in the ultralight Yeti UL, in more standard weight materials.

The result is a rescue that offers superb value: maximum stability and performance in a light and compact package.



Surface area (m2)20.52428
Weight (kg)
Packed volume (cm3)340037504100
Sink rate (m/s)
Maximum load (kg)85105125


Sink rate quoted according to manufacturer data based on average result at sea level

Delivered with inner container and 1 bridle (360mm)


What is a planar rescue?

A planar rescue is a new concept of rescue developed in-house by Gin Gliders, made possible by our new anti-billow rib technology. Lines are attached to triangular ribs deployed in a cross shape. This greatly reduces the billow of the canopy and produces an almost flat upper surface. As a consequence, the projected area is increased by 30%. This means excellent sink rates are obtainable with a lower flat area and packing volume. Overall, the efficiency of this system is the best we’ve ever experienced.


Stable descent with no drifting

The Planar technology features optimised air channelling to ensure no drifting of the rescue during descent. As the basic canopy shape is still square, the descent is notably stable.


Rapid and smooth opening

The design of the canopy profile, the packing procedure and the lightweight 20D fabric all contribute toward excellent opening characteristics.


Reduced weight and packing volume

Due to the Planar technology, the Yeti Cross 2 is 18% lighter than the Yeti Cross 1, and the packing volume is around 20% lower.


Well-considered sizing and weight range

The maximum weight of the Yeti Cross 2 is 5kg more than our ultralight Yeti UL (M and L sizes), meaning pilots close to the limit can still choose the smaller size.


Flat packing

The Yeti Cross 2 is packed in a flat rectangular shape, perfectly matching many harness container shapes.


Simple and neat closing

The Yeti Cross 2 packs with a clean, simple profile. There is also a fabric cover for the lines.



  • 300mm loop on risers
  • Dyneema lines with fabric protected riser cover
  • Packing loops for easy packing
  • 2 loops of lines for smooth opening
  • Flat packing shape
  • Textile rubber bands for securing loops of lines
  • Fabric line cover
  • 18% l ighter than Yeti Cross 1
  • Ultralight rescue container
  • 2 rescue handle positions
  • Compatible with lark’s head knot connections


More info and downloads are on the GIN product page. 

GIN Yeti Cross 2


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