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Black Diamond Talon Review

   

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  • Currently 5.0/5
Overall avg rating 5.0 of 5 based on 1 review. Most recent review: April 16, 2010
Street Price:   $18 | Compare prices at 3 resellers
Pros:  Very versatile and stable, BAT hook
Cons:  None
Best Uses:  Aid climbing and big wall climbing
User Rating:       (0.0 of 5) based on 0 reviews
Manufacturer:   Black Diamond
Review by: Chris McNamara ⋅ Founder and Editor-in-Chief, OutdoorGearLab ⋅ April 16, 2010  
Overview
The Black Diamond Talon is probably the most useful hook made for hard granite (sandstone edges small edges are generally too weak for it). It gives three different options including the sometime crucial BAT hook option. This and the Black Diamond Grappling Hook and the Black Diamond Cliffhanger are the only three hooks I take on 95% of big wall climbs. The three prong design gives it great stability.

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Most recent review: April 16, 2010
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