What are haul loops?

What are haul loops?

A full strength haul loop allows you to clip extremely heavy items to the back of your harness (i.e., haul bag, body) or clip into an anchor from the back of your harness (which means you cannot escape to the belay in an emergency situation).

Our take: Except for narrow, specialized uses, “full-strength” is not really that important. Not a single tester on our test team, which includes people who have only climbed a few years to those who’ve been roping up for 20 years or more, ever needed or wanted to use this “full strength” feature.

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