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Beal Dynamic Sling
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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award    
Price $12.95 at REI$6.95 at Backcountry
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$12.95 at Backcountry
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$6.95 at REI
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$9 List
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Pros Has same dynamic elongation as a climbing rope, minimizes fall forces, core protected from UV and abrasion by the sheathLow 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 Heavy, bulky, doesn’t carry well in an alpine quickdrawWeighted 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 While not the smallest or lightest, has the notable advantage of great dynamic elongationOur 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 Beal Dynamic Sling Mammut Contact Dyneema Petzl Pur'Anneau Sling Black Diamond Dynex Runner Trango Low Bulk 11mm Sling
Handle (25%)
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9
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Knot Test (25%)
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Alpine Quickdraw Test (20%)
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Specs Beal Dynamic Sling Mammut Contact... Petzl Pur'Anneau... Black Diamond... Trango Low Bulk...
Type of Fiber Dynamic Rope Dyneema High-Modulus Polyethalene Dynex Dyneema
Measured weight 78g 19g 19g 20g 20g
Width Tested 8.3mm 8mm 10mm 10mm 11mm
Length Tested 60cm 60cm 60cm 60cm 60cm
Strength 22kN 22Kn 22Kn 22Kn 22Kn
Widths Available 8.3mm 8mm 10mm 10mm 11mm
Lengths Available 60cm; 120cm; 150cm 60cm; 120cm 60cm; 120cm; 180cm 30cm; 60cm; 120cm; 240cm 30cm; 60cm; 120cm
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