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Sport Climbing Harness review  © UKC Gear

Group Test Lightweight Sport Climbing Harnesses

For a dedicated sport climbing harness you will want something light, comfortable and fairly simple. In this group test the UKC team go through some of the best lightweight sport harnesses on offer.


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Women's all-round harnesses group test  © UKC Gear

Group Test Women's All-Round Harnesses

Many climbers are all-rounders, so there's a need for harnesses that can do a bit of everything too. We look at nine female-specific models here.

Trying out the OUISTITI at Benny Beg   © Pegs Bailey
Trying out the OUISTITI at Benny Beg   © Pegs Bailey

Petzl OUISTITI Kid's Harness & PICCHU Helmet

Neither are light, but if you're kitting out a smaller kid then this full body harness and dual-rated helmet from Petzl make a comfy and well-fitting combo

Its lightness and comfort make it ideal for all-day mountain rock - Graue Wand, Furkapass  © Chris Burn
Its lightness and comfort make it ideal for all-day mountain rock - Graue Wand, Furkapass  © Chris Burn

Petzl SITTA Harness

The SITTA is both the lightest and the most comfy harness Tom Ripley has ever used, and perhaps that explains the high price...

Making good use of the five gear loops  © Tom Ripley
Making good use of the five gear loops  © Tom Ripley

Petzl's New ADJAMA Harness

The ADJAMA has been a popular general purpose harness for quite a number of years. For 2018 Petzl have brought out a new version, and...

Edelrid Gambit montage  © UKC Gear
Edelrid Gambit montage  © UKC Gear

Edelrid Gambit Harness

Tom Ripley hangs out in the Gambit, one of the lightest fully featured, fully adjustable, all-round harnesses on the market.

Edelrid kids' gear montage  © Dan Bailey
Edelrid kids' gear montage  © Dan Bailey

Edelrid Kid's Kit - Harness, Helmet & Rock Shoes

If you're kitting out a smaller climber, the Fraggle II harness, Kids Shield II helmet and Crocy shoes make a...

harness group test montage  © UKC Gear
harness group test montage  © UKC Gear

Group Test All Round Harnesses

Since most climbers do a bit of everything, there's a lot to be said for a harness that does too. Over spring and summer 2016 the UKC test...


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

Neon Illustration  © Ocun

Ocun Neon Lightweight Harnesses

Neon is our answer to the universal desire of all sport climbers for a harness that is light and comfortable at the same time. Its construction ensures perfectly even distribution of weight of a falling climber while remaining minimalistic and air...

Jay and Jayne  © Edelrid
Jay and Jayne  © Edelrid

Exciting updates for EDELRID's best sellers

Edelrid's three best selling harnesses have had some exciting updates for 2019. We have the Jay for men, the Jayne for women and the Finn for kids.

Alnasca Climbing Wall  © Mammut
Alnasca Climbing Wall  © Mammut

Mammut Alnasca Harness

The next level - this ultra-light sport climbing harness boasts the latest technologies and a progressive design.

Beal GHOST sit harness

New for 2018 is the Beal GHOST sit harness. Ultra-lightweight and comfortable harness for expert climbing and mountaineering. It...

Harness Collection  © Edelrid
Harness Collection  © Edelrid

Edelrid Harness Range Overview

Another article, another product range. This time its Edelrid's extensive harness collection. With harnesses ranging from...

Jayne II  © Edelrid
Jayne II  © Edelrid

Tried & Tested - Harnesses: Jay & Jayne

The Jay II and Jayne II harnesses from EDELRID are affordable, versatile and comfortable for all-day use.

REBEL front  © beal
REBEL front  © beal

Beal VENUS SOFT harness

Lightweight adjustable harness which can be adjusted to suit all feminine figures thanks to its two sizes and Dynamic-Fit (Black...


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