/ Really Long Slings
I'm after a really long sling. After a search, the longest I've seen in the shops are the Clog Polyester 240cm and Wild Country Cordelette 400cm.
A friend has a 32ft nylon sling he bought for £2 off a bloke (mountain leader apparently) in a pub. He told to me this after I'd trusted my life to it btw.
Anyone know where I can get hold of a similarly sized behemoth - I have sling envy.
This means your friends 32ft sling is equivalent to a 16ft = 487cm metric sling.
For really long slings (basically for setting up abseil anchors on big boulders) I just buy a length of tape and knot it.
Assuming it's for rigging rather than bragging rights just buy 15m of 10mm static rope.
Hitch and Hike have them in their online catalogue (with whom I've no connection):
Thought about using a cordlette? I carry one made from 10m of 6mm cord (so effectively a 5m sling). I don't tend to carry it when climbing unless I know I'll need it though.
Cost under a tenner, is light enough, and apparently will hold 17kn.
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