March 30, 2020
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Gear Bag: A beginner’s climbing harness

Each week the BDN Maine Outdoors team takes a look at different gear you might need for your next outdoor adventure. For this week’s Gear Bag, we looked at the Black Diamond Momentum SA climbing harness.

What is it? The Black Diamond Momentum SA climbing harness is an affordable climbing harness that Brad Wilson, operations manager at Acadia Mountain Guides, recommends for beginners who are looking to get more serious about climbing.

Why do I need it? The Black Diamond Momentum SA climbing harness provides exceptional comfort and support that beginners and seasoned climbers will enjoy. Black Diamond designed this harness with their trakFIT leg loop adjustment system. This system allows climbers to quickly get into and out of their harness and adjust the leg loop diameter with a simple and secure slider adjuster. The bullhorn-shaped open-air waistbelt will help you stay cool while climbing, and the dual-core construction will keep you comfortable. This harness also comes with four pressure-molded gear loops to store your carabiners.

How much does it cost? The Black Diamond Momentum SA climbing harness is $54.95.

Where do I find it? The Black Diamond Momentum SA climbing harness is available at Alpenglow Adventure Sport in Orono.


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