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Price $49.95 at Amazon$60 List$50 List$36.95 at Amazon$29.95 at Amazon
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Pros Comfortable steps, easy to walk up, big grab loopComfortable, intuitive to use, durablecomfortable, intuitive to use, durableGreat top-stepping, comfortable, good valueSurprisingly comfortable webbing width, low bulk, good value
Cons No spreader barHeavy, bulkyheavy, bulkyNot as durableBottom step flips inside out
Rating Categories Metolius 8 Step Ladder Aider Yates Big Wall Ladder Yates Speed Wall Ladder Metolius 5 Step Aider Metolius Alpine Aider
Comfort (35%)
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Ease Of Walking Up (35%)
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Ease Of Free Climbing (10%)
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Top Stepping (10%)
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Durability (10%)
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Specs Metolius 8 Step... Yates Big Wall... Yates Speed Wall... Metolius 5 Step... Metolius Alpine...
Style Ladder Ladder Ladder Etrier Etrier
Weight 11.8 oz 15.6 oz 13.6 oz 11.2 oz 6.8 oz
Step Width 1" 1.75" 1" 1" 0.8"
Length 75" 67" 67" 75" 60"
Warranty 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
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