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- Two DoubleBack adjustment buckles let you dial in the proper fit
- Rear cross-over allows webbing straps to be correctly positioned
- Adaptable height tie-in point utilizes a reversible design to allow buckles to be positioned on the shoulders or under the arms
- Item #PTZ0344
- Q & A
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
That basically sums up what it feels like. Kinda comfy, but the crossing design catches your chest weird. Tie-in position is awkward as well. BD Vario much better.
Light, but not the most comfortable...
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
This isn't the most comfortable harness out there, but it's pretty light (no metal, etc). I've been using it for Search and Rescue operations over the last month and while I haven't had any specific problems with it, I think I'll probably be upgrading to the Black Diamond Vario soon. Too bad... I "wanted" to like it because it is a pretty simple piece of kit and better than crafting your own chest harness out of webbing.
We use these along side the BD vario chest harness at my work. While we don't use either very often I would prefer to use the BD chest harness. Because this one is more cumbersome, It's not always easy to tell if it is twisted on another person like the BD one is, it's bulkier when hanging and simply doesn't look as clean. If you're looking into a chest harness check out the Black diamond chest harness.
On another note the harness does the job it's meant to perfectly well so for that i'll give it an additional star.