It wins the Best Buy title because it gives a solid perfromnace, and at sixty bucks, it doesn't break the bank. If you're looking for a harness that can do it all, this is the one for you. It's quite comfy and does everything from ice climbing to long multi-pitch trad routes. Additionally, the dual front buckles make getting a perfect fit super easy, but this bonus comes with added weight.
The Corax's gear loops are similar to the Petzl Sama, which costs the same price; however, the Sama is lighter and better for sport or alpine climbing. That said, this is a favorite harness of many serious climbers, so if you're looking for a harness that doesn't break the bank, it's hard to go wrong with this one. Continue reading to see how this harness stacks up against the others in our Men's Climbing Harness review.
This year, Petzl has released an updated version of the tried-and-true Corax. This latest version is pictured above, and readily available at outdoor gear retailers. Keep reading for more information!