Weight 10 oz / 284 g
Overall Length 72 in / 1829 mm
Webbing 1 in / 25 mm flat nylon webbing
Step Spacing 14 in / 356 mm
Strength 18 kN / 4050 lbf (End-to-end), 22 kN / 4950 lbf (Grab loop), 4.4 kN / 1000 lbf (Steps)


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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Metolius's 5 Step Aider page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Metolius created the 1-inch 5-Step Aider with traditional, time-tested construction with 5 staggered, triangular steps. The design is improved on over conventional aiders with Biothane step stiffeners to keep the steps open and a dedicated clip-in point at the bottom for attachment to other aiders.

- Mountain Gear

Metolius Climb 5 Step Pocket Aider 3/4 inch-Blue AIDE00402. Made of robust nylon webbing with Biothane step stiffeners for easy foot placement.

- CampSaver.com

Features of the Metolius 5 Step 1in. Aider Ladder Classic, staggered, triangular step construction 1in. / 25 mm flat nylon webbing Biothane step stiffeners insure the steps always stay open Reinforced clip-in point Full-strength grab loop Sub-steps in the top two steps Dedicated clip-in point at the bottom for enchaining aiders without collapsing the bottom step For Body Weight Only

- Moosejaw

The Metolius Easy Aider uses a unique adjustment system to help you size it precisely for aiding a pitch or jugging behind your partner. The foot loops can be tightened to your shoes with a simple nylon strap, so you don't have to worry about your feet popping out over and over while you're cleaning 200 feet of pins. Metolius used a wide foot loop to provide extra comfort--something you'll really appreciate after five days on a grade VI nail-up.

- Backcountry.com