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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award    
Price $13 List$8.95 at REI
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$9 List
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Pros Relatively easy to untie weighted knots, comes in large selection of widths and lengths, affordableLow weight, very thin, handles great, affordableVery light, low bulk, easy to manipulate, very small bar tackLight weight, low bulk, knots untie relatively easily, affordableLow price, light weight despite width, small bar tack
Cons Bulky for 11mm, not the best friction for alpine quickdraws, not as smooth as othersWeighted knots harder to untie than thicker slingsHigh price, harder than some to untie knotsNot as soft a handle as other top scorersAbrasive edges, wide for the weight
Bottom Line A good sling that excels when it comes to equalizing multiple pieces of protectionOur 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…One of the highest value options that we testedOne of the best value purchases available for a climbing sling
Rating Categories Metolius Open Loop Sling Mammut Contact Dyneema Petzl Pur'Anneau Sling Black Diamond Dynex Runner Trango Low Bulk 11mm Sling
Handle (25%)
7
9
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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 Metolius Open Loop... Mammut Contact... Petzl Pur'Anneau... Black Diamond... Trango Low Bulk...
Type of Fiber Dyneema/Nylon weave Dyneema High-Modulus Polyethalene Dynex Dyneema
Measured weight 47g (22g for 60cm) 19g 19g 20g 20g
Width Tested 11mm 8mm 10mm 10mm 11mm
Length Tested 120cm 60cm 60cm 60cm 60cm
Strength 22Kn 22Kn 22Kn 22Kn 22Kn
Widths Available 11mm; 13mm; 18mm 8mm 10mm 10mm 11mm
Lengths Available 25cm; 60cm; 120cm; 240cm; 480cm 60cm; 120cm 60cm; 120cm; 180cm 30cm; 60cm; 120cm; 240cm 30cm; 60cm; 120cm
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