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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Top Pick Award Best Buy Award 
Price $114.95 at Backcountry
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Pros Padded waist belt is comfortable, made in the USA and customizableLightweight, comfortable, and versatileComfortable, very durable, five gear loops, simple designLightweight, breathable, comfortable, and highly mobileComfortable, easy to clip rigid gear loops, great value, adjustable leg loop system is light and easy
Cons Heavy and a little bulkyHigh-rise might not fit everyone, less durable than other harnessesOn the expensive side, a bit bulky, stiff leg loopsUncomfortable if leg loops don't fit youWaistbelt doesn't have the best ventilation
Bottom Line A great option for long routes with hanging belaysA great all-around model for those who like to do a bit of everythingWe love the Guide for its emphasis on durability and comfortA sport climber's dream harness; comfortable, breathable and easy to move inAn excellent all-around model that is also affordable
Rating Categories Misty Mountain Silhouette CAMP Supernova Black Diamond Solution Guide Solution Momentum
Hanging Comfort (30%)
9
9
9
8
7
Standing Comfort (25%)
6
8
8
9
9
Features (20%)
7
9
9
9
8
Versatility (15%)
8
9
7
6
8
Adjustability (10%)
9
9
7
6
7
Specs Misty Mountain... CAMP Supernova Black Diamond... Solution Momentum
Designed for these Disciplines Sport, Trad Sport, Trad, Ice Trad, Multipitch Sport Sport, Trad
Weight in ounces (size small) 15.4 12.8 14.1 12 12.2
Gear Loops 4 (rigid) 4 (rigid with flexible attachment points) 5 (4 rigid, 1 flexible) 4 (rigid) 4 (rigid)
Haul Loop Yes Yes (2 clip in points) Yes Yes (not full strength) Yes
Adjustable Legs? Yes Yes No No Yes
Self-locking buckle? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ice Tool Holder Slot No Yes (2) No No No
Waistbelt Construction Cambered bi-layer waistbelt 3 mm EVA foam padding Fusion Comfort Technology (3 strands of webbing) Fusion Comfort Technology (3 strands of webbing) Dual Core (2 thin bands of webbing with foam in between)
Special Features Upturned gear loops Leg loops detach at the legs and not the waist for less bulk in the back Extra padding in waistband Leg loops have same wide construction as waistbelt trakFIT leg adjusters are low profile and lightweight
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