Black Diamond Zodiac Gear Sling

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Great sling for trad climbing. I really like having…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Price Paid: NADA , zippo.......lucky me !!!

Great sling for trad climbing. I really like having two loops so you can balance out your gear.

The large back strap/pad distributes weight well, but can get a little warm on a hot day. It pretty comfortably carries 15 to 20 pounds of gear, above that the loops would need to be stiffer to keep gear from cramming into the bottoms of the loops.

Overall I'm very pleased with it. Much more comfortable than single padded shoulder slings as it does not dig into your neck the way they do. It fits much like a vest with weights in the pockets would.

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For strangle-free aid rack management, the Black Diamond Zodiac's two padded slings keep gear out of your way and distribute weight evenly across your back.


Black Diamond Zodiac Gear SlingIf you're a budding or professional climber, the Black Diamond Zodiac Gear Sling makes a great choice. Lightweight and affordable, the Black Diamond Zodiac Gear Sling is perfect for budding climbers, as well as trad, big wall, and free climbers. It has two padded slings which allow for a strangle-free aid rack management, keeping the gear out of the way as you climb all the way to the top. The dual-shoulder design distributes weight evenly and enables easy organization. Climbers will surely be amazed at how light it is, but still can handle large racks to get the job done. This gear sling also features a fleece lining and a zippered pocket to keep your climbing tools in place. Its versatility, affordability, and lightweight functionality will surely have climbers raving about it. So, whether you're into rock, trad, big wall, or free climbing, the Black Diamond Zodiac Gear Sling is absolutely a great choice.

- SunnySports

Double gear loops on the Black Diamond Zodiac Gear Sling hold the beefy racks needed to take on serious aid pitches and rope-stretching free cracks. In addition to two full-size gear loops under each arm, the Zodiac Gear Sling includes two panic loops on the front to keep those need-to-place-quickly pieces at hand for desperate moments. Black Diamond added a fleece backing for comfort on long leads. This big wall sling even has a small pocket in the back to hold the topo.


Black Diamond Zodiac Gear Sling FEATURES of the Black Diamond Zodiac Gear Sling Dual-shoulder design for easy organization Handles large racks Fleece lining and zippered pocket SPECIFICATIONS of the Black Diamond Zodiac Gear Sling Weight: 5.3 oz / 151 g ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.

- Moosejaw