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Awards  Editors' Choice Award    
Price $6.95 at REI
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$8.95 at REI
Compare at 2 sellers
$12.95 at Amazon$10.95 at Backcountry$9 List
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Pros Light weight, low bulk, knots untie relatively easily, affordableLow weight, very thin, handles great, affordableVery light, low bulk, easy to manipulate, very small bar tackCovered sewn bar tack, thin and lightLow price, light weight despite width, small bar tack
Cons Not as soft a handle as other top scorersWeighted knots harder to untie than thicker slingsHigh price, harder than some to untie knotsExpensive, rubberized covering adds weight and feels weird sliding through handsAbrasive edges, wide for the weight
Bottom Line One of the highest value options that we testedOur Editors’ Choice winner because it is lighter and more compact than any other without compromising performanceA sling that outperforms the competition, but also costs a lot more…A solid performer that is slightly heavier, bulkier, and costlier than other top performersOne of the best value purchases available for a climbing sling
Rating Categories Black Diamond Dynex Runner Mammut Contact Dyneema Petzl Pur'Anneau Sling Sterling Dyneema Sling Trango Low Bulk 11mm Sling
Handle (25%)
7
9
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7
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Knot Test (25%)
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Alpine Quickdraw Test (20%)
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Weight (15%)
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Bulk (15%)
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Specs Black Diamond... Mammut Contact... Petzl Pur'Anneau... Sterling Dyneema... Trango Low Bulk...
Type of Fiber Dynex Dyneema High-Modulus Polyethalene Dyneema Dyneema
Measured weight 20g 19g 19g 22g 20g
Width Tested 10mm 8mm 10mm 10mm 11mm
Length Tested 60cm 60cm 60cm 60cm 60cm
Strength 22Kn 22Kn 22Kn 22Kn 22Kn
Widths Available 10mm 8mm 10mm 10mm; 12mm 11mm
Lengths Available 30cm; 60cm; 120cm; 240cm 60cm; 120cm 60cm; 120cm; 180cm 10"; 24"; 30"; 48" 30cm; 60cm; 120cm
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