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Couloir Harness

$54.95 USD



An ultralight, minimal harness for technical skiing and mountaineering, the Couloir packs down into its included stuff sack.
Item# BD651039BORGM_L1
$54.95 USD

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Packable to the size of a soup can that easily stows away in a jacket pocket, the superlight Couloir harness is designed to be the essential skiing and mountaineering harness. Quick-release leg loops allow fast and easy changes while wearing skis or crampons, and low-profile webbing construction allows it to wear comfortably under packs or over clothing. Two webbing gear loops, four Ice Clipper slots and a belay and haul loop complete the package.

  • Fast drying nylon-webbing construction with traditional buckle
  • Quick-release leg loops for easy on/off, even while wearing skis or crampons
  • Two webbing gear loops and four Ice Clipper slots
  • Low-profile and flat enough to be worn comfortably under a pack or clothing
  • Packs down into a stuff sack small enough to fit into jacket pocket
  • 15 kN-rated belay and haul loops

Tech Specs

Series :   Ice/Alpine Series
Weight :   230 g (8 oz)

Recommended Use


Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 10 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by My alpine harness Light. Comfortable. Great visibility color. Easy to put while wearing skis or crampons or snowshoes or stilt... The buckle isn't easy to put on with gloves. With practice, it is still not easy... The gear loop are a bit soft. I use it for not too technical glacier travel, fast and light mission, ski mountaineering expedition or as a back up in my bag. Bottom line: Great harness but the buckle isn't easy to use with gloves. November 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Get one. I'm not going to repeat what everybody else has said, Its tiny, its light, its minimalist. We got that part right? Something that wasn't stated was that its not all that uncomfortable for rappels and hanging. It might not be comfortable but its not painful or awkward. Easy to put on over layers, I didn't have the problems with the buckle in the cold like some users, yet. The gear loops are placed perfectly granted they could be a little stiffer. So far I've used it midwinter mixed climbing, spring splitboard mountaineering and once sport climbing... All in all an amazing piece of backcountry gear. September 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nice alpine harness Very light weight, very hardly notice it's there. Hard to double back with freezing fingers, but everything's hard to do with freezing fingers. Very glad we got these. May 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent harness for alpine mountaineering Great harness for the $$$. Easily fits in the tiny stuff sack it comes in and is very easy to put on over ski pants and jackets due to the quick clip leg loops. If you're a 34" waist get the bigger one. (I think it's the L-XL) just so you have room over your clothing. The only problem I foresee is in really cold temps with cold hands. The waist strap when doubled back is very small and tight. Other than that it does exactly what I bought it for. In fact, everything I bought for my trip; crampons, beaners, helmet, harness, gloves, headlamps, axe, tent all work great and shipping is fast. Everything I ordered I've been very pleased with. May 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Light, simple, and eaasy Packs small and light and is easy to put on when on the hill. May 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great lift evac harness for ski patrol Compact, durable, simple, and easy to slip on with ski boots. April 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Compact and well thought out. This is the harness you need for ski touring over glaciated terrain. The small high vis sac makes it easy to find in your pack, and the quick release leg loops allow you to put it on without removing your skis. December 15, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Beware of the inner buckle (pinch-locking plate)! Great mountaineering and ice-climbing harness for all reasons covered in other reviews, BUT poor waist buckle design for cold outdoors. The pinch-locking function of the "inner" buckle makes it very hard to insert the waistbelt between the "outer" and "Inner" buckles. I tore my thumbnail trying to pry open and thread this buckle in 10-degrees and gusts 10-30 mph. Could use longer tabs on "outer" and "inner" buckles, or a fully opening speed-buckle design, or a standard single-buckle double-back design. October 4, 2013
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