Black Diamond Alpine Aiders

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Made from 5/8 inch nylon webbing, the packable and light Alpine Aider from Black Diamond has five full-sized reinforced steps, ideal anytime a little aid climbing is required.

- Mountain Gear

Lightweight and trim, Black Diamond's Alpine Aiders fit inside a pants pocket for free climbing, then unroll to a fully-functional length of 63in when the goin' gets tough. BD used 5/8in webbing throughout, and has sewn in five reinforced steps. Perfect for a wall in a day, the Alpine Aider also makes a great sub aider. Weight: 120g (4. 2oz).


A lightweight version of the Black Diamond Etrier, the Alpine Aiders are perfect for the mountains or in-a-day big wall missions.


The Black Diamond Alpine Aiders are a lightweight version of the Etrier, perfect for the mountains or in-a-day big wall missions. Reinforced five-step design. 16 mm (5/8 in.) nylon webbing is very compact. Designed for free routes with a few moves of aid. Weight : 120 g, 4.2 oz. Strength: 10 kN.