Open up more vertical.
- Double waist-belt buckles allows more adjustment and keeps everything centered
- Caritool slots for winter use
- Adjustable leg loops let you add and remove layers as needed.
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The only thing I don't like about this harness is that it does feel a little bulky and there are a lot of buckles. That said it is super comfy, the gear loops are great, it's bomber and the price is right.
I've used several harnesses and this is my favorite so far. With some harnesses I've used, if I cinch the waist buckles down to get the right fit, the belay and gear loops are not centered. The double waist belt buckles take care of this problem, allowing you to get the exact fit you want but also allowing you to keep the belay and gear loops in the right spot. It is a bit bigger/bulkier than other harnesses, but it's not that bad and it doesn't bother me at all (right now I'm doing single pitch sport climbing though). And it looks great too.
- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
As mentioned in other reviews, it's a little bulkier than some of the other harnesses, but still really comfortable and a great first harness or dedicated gym harness. Durable too!
This harness was my first and not a favorite at all. It was alright for indoor climbing but was terrible for long trips.
Although strong, I prefer my "Adjama" harness from Petzl the most.
But, you get what you pay for I suppose!
Great overall harness. Doesn't sinch the jewels.
A bit outdated but many of the models discussed are still in the lineup, just updated. And timmy O is worth the watch.
I have one harness for all conditions, sport, indoor, outdoor and ice. It's light, burly and most all comfortable. The gear loops allow a lot of options for tools or biners. I wear a 31-32 pant and opted for the size one. It's a solid fit and it allows plenty of room for layers when ice climbing. I've taken falls with this harness and it's a lot more supportive than many, certainly a good investment for any climber
Comfortable harness,fits well, though a size between 1 - 2 would have been better. Went with the 2, but have to have the straps all the way tightened. Overall works great indoors and out.
Our team at work used this harness for confined space and container works. It is comfortable for hours at a time. It is easily adjustable for various waist and leg sizes. The sizing is easy. For most average guys, size 2 will adjust and fit well. For most average gals, size 1 will fit just fine. Most of the guys on the team has waist between 34 to 38, and size 2 have plenty room on both end of adjustment. I borrowed a size 1 for my teenage daughter to climb wall in gym, and it fitted perfectly for her.
Well constructed with comfortable design. You cannot go wrong with this harness.
With two slots for clippers, this makes an excellent ice climbing harness. Harnesses can be no frills to luxurious sweets with all the amenities. All that extra might mean unnecessary weight and a lot of monkeying around with too many features. This thing is simple, easy to use and not a whole lot of weight - even for the size two. Clip all your quickdraws to the four gear loops, add a few clippers to hold screws and send it.
I only have two clippers on my setup, but can understand the justification for a couple more (with a large rack of screws, sorting them out can be a PITA).
Would be nice to have a better haul loop, no doubt. But the existing one does support a personal anchor system biner just fine.
supported my weight while hanging comfortable enough. i have a size 2; i'm a 32" waist which the harness fit fine, however i never felt like the legs were tight enough. should have grabbed a size one... gear loops are big and play nice while wearing a pack.
I got this harness for Christmas and i went climbing the next day, this harness is is very easy to use, and it is so comfortable too.
It's not the lightest harness, but it certainly is comfortable. I like the front gear loops and floppy back ones. Sturdy belay loop, fast to put on, take off, and adjust. Speed buckles and elastic loops to hold excess straps are nice touches.
I have the 2008 harness which looks about the same. It is a fine harness, it's definitely comfortable enough for normal climbing but I still wouldn't want to hang in it for a long time, though no harness really fits that bill. My biggest beef with it is that the gear loops are sleek and low profile which is fine except when you want to clip or unclip things to or from them, in which case it's less than convenient. It would also be nice if it had a full strength haul loop.
This is one of the best harnesses I have owned! I use it in the summer, In the winter, indoor and outdoor! I am 6'0" 185 and I got a size one and it fits perfect! I also have larger legs from cycling and they fit in no problems! If you are looking at some new gear I would get this harness it is awesome!
I got this harness and I've used it a few times outdoors now and a bunch indoors. It's really comfortable and comfortable where it really counts too.
Only slight problem is the sizing. I'm 6 ft 4, 190 lbs with a 33 inch waist and size 2 is too big... I have the leg loops all the way tightened and they're still a little too loose (And I have pretty bulky legs). I have the harness tightened around my waist all the way too which makes it fit just about perfectly but I wish I had more to tighten if I happen to lose a few more lbs for whatever reason. It'll make a great ice climbing harness though!
So just make sure you buy the right size!
I did a lot of shopping this time around when it came time to buy a new harness. It came down to the Corax and the Adjama. (This wasn't just between Petzls either) The Adjama was lighter, but I really loved the Coraxs extra waist buckle and it was more comfortable the hang in. I have put down about 500 feet in it so far this summer and couldn't be happier!
What makes this a "mans" harness?
It's usually just a difference in waist and leg loops. If you're a normal proportioned woman it's going to fit just fine for you too.
It has a zipper in the front...
Well, if you look between the legs...