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Alpine Aiders are for those times when the full aid climbing rig is just too much. Theyre great for speed ascents, long routes with a few points of aid and for alpine mixed climbs. Made with lightweight 5/8 inch nylon webbing and small enough to fit into a shirt pocket, these aiders have full sized steps, at times making them indispensable.
- Summit Hut
Black Diamond Ascenders & Descenders Alpine Aiders - 5 Step BD3900500000ALL1.
A lightweight version of the Etrier, perfect for the mountains or in-a-day big wall missions.
- Black Diamond Equipment
Lightweight and Highly packable, the Alpine Aiders by Black Diamond Are great for free routes that involve a little aid Climbing. They Are made from (16 mm) 5/8" nylon webbing and have five reinforced steps. Features of the Black Diamond Alpine Aiders Reinforced 5-step design 16 mm (5/8in.) nylon webbing is very compact Designed for free routes with a few moves of aid Sold indiviDually
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