Black Diamond Equipment
Lightweight aid ladder for easy aid, speed attempts and alpine routes. READ MORE
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Lightweight aid ladder for easy aid, speed attempts and alpine routes. Learn More
A lightweight version of the Etrier, perfect for the mountains or in-a-day big wall missions.
- Reinforced five-step design
- 16 mm (5/8 in) nylon webbing is very compact
- Designed for free routes with a few moves of aid
- Sold individually
Weight : 120 g (4.2 oz)
Strength : 6 kN (1349 lbf)
BD athlete Kyle Dempster makes first ascent of Mount Edgar's east face—PART ONE
BD athlete Kyle Dempster makes first ascent of Mount Edgar's east face—PART TWO
Alpine Aiders is rated out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ben from Light These are great for those light and fast walls. If you are mostly free climbing with a couple pitches of aid or spotty sections of aid then these are great. Just used these on The Nose in a day and they worked great. If you are going to be climbing pitch after pitch of aid then go with something a little heavier and thicker under foot to save your feet from getting destroyed.
Date published: 2015-10-29