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Black Diamond Alpine Aiders

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Alpine Aiders

Lightweight and trim, Black Diamond's Alpine Aiders fit inside a pants pocket for free climbing, then unroll to a fully-functional length of 63in when the goin' gets tough. BD used 5/8in webbing throughout, and has sewn in five reinforced steps. Perfect for a wall in a day, the Alpine Aider also makes a great sub aider. Weight: 120g (4.2oz).
  • Item #BLD0205

Material
rugged nylon webbing
Recommended Use
aid climbing, rock climbing

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>Rating: 5

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I've used it several times

small and light you can stuff them away and never notice them untel you need them.

>Rating: 5

great aiders, NOT FOR BIG WALL

great in all, but DO NOT BUY THEM if you are going on a big wall, unless you ll use them with the ascenders to follow. work good if you have to do a small aid part in a pitch

>Rating: 5

Shorty's review sums it up

Sometimes you just have to agree with someone else, and then when multiple people agree, you know it works!

>Rating: 5

Great for Canyoneering

Lightweight, compact, bomber strength and simple to work with. Can be used for going back up ropes, getting over short dropoffs without deploying a rope or for getting out of potholes. A great tool to pack along.

>Rating: 5

What he said...

Shorty hit the nail on the head with this one...

>Rating: 5

Excellent for moving fast on a big route

When you’re heading up a long route with only a pitch or two of aid, these are definitely the way to go. Much smaller and lighter than standard aiders, they are easy to bunch up and clip to the back of your harness. If you’re spending more then a day up there, get something beefier. Anything under a day and these are the ticket.

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