Metolius 8 Step Ladder Aider
11.5 oz / 326 g
74 in / 1880 mm
1 in / 25 mm flat nylon webbing
9 in / 229 mm
18 kN / 4050 lbf (End-to-end), 22 kN / 4950 lbf (Grab loop), 4.4 kN / 1000 lbf (Steps)
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Metolius's 8-Step Ladder Aider uses 8 ladder-style steps for easier use. Use each step confidently - the Biothane step stiffeners prevent the steps from collapsing. A dedicated clip-in point at the bottom allows you to attach it to other aiders.
- Mountain Gear
Description of Metolius 8-Step Ladder AiderMetolius Climbing manufactures rock climbing gear and was founded in 1983 by master craftsman Doug Phillips. Doug started in his Central Oregon garage, making gear and selling it in the Smith Rock parking lot or down in the Dihedrals. Back then, much of the gear we now take for granted wasnt available, so we just made it ourselves.FeaturesLadder-style construction with 8 steps for maximum ease of use1 25 mm flat nylon webbingBiothane step stiffeners insure the steps always stay openReinforced clip-in pointFull-strength grab loopDedicated clip-in point at the bottom for enchaining aiders withoutcollapsing the bottom stepOverall length 74 1880 mmStep spacing 9 229 mm11.5 oz. 326 gStrengthEnd-to-end 18 kN 4050 lbfGrab loop 22 kN 4950 lbfSteps 4.4 kN 1000 lbfPrice 38.95
- US Outdoor Store
The 8-step Ladder Aider from Metolius has u-shaped steps for demanding, technical aid. Constructed with 8 steps made of 25 mm flat nylon webbing for maximum strength and ease of use.
For demanding and technical aid climbing and big-wall ascents, stand strong with the Metolius 8 Step Ladder Aider. This aider features Biothane step stiffeners to keep the step open and a reinforced clip-in point for durability. A full strength grab loop gives you something to hold onto when reaching for that next placement, and a dedicated clip-in point lets you enchain aiders without collapsing the bottom step.