Any recommendations for women's harnesses suitable for alpine use please? A friend has asked me what I'd recommend - she's not a climber, & is only likely to use it for glacier crossing & possibly scrambling - I'd appreciate any suggestions for something light & not too expensive please.
I've got a DMM Supercouloir for exactly that sort of stuff. No padding, just webbing, so very lightweight, but still has 4 gear loops and everything I need. Also very cheap at about £40 from Needlesports.
I don't do sport climbing, or hanging around working routes, so a basic alpine style harness is perfect for me.
Got one as well. They're brilliant and as it's one that you put on nappy style, there's no issue with trying to thread it over boots while wearing crampons which is a big plus for alpine/winter use.
Black Diamond Bod is another good option. Similar price and spec to the Super Couloir. I've been using them for years in the Alps, Scottish winter and don't find too uncomfortable at the climbing wall.
Another vote for the bod I have also always used them even before they came with belay loops. I use it for everything and have never had a problem.
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