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How do I rack long slings?


For 24in (60cm) "shoulder-length" slings, please see our FAQ on alpine draws. If you are carrying these with only one biner, just drape them over your head and around your shoulder.

For longer slings, a quick and versatile method is to double the webbing or cord until its about a foot long and then twist the material until it winds up on itself so that you can clip the ends into a biner. All the twists will prevent the sling from extending itself while it's on your harness.

For super long slings, such as cordallette, there are two good methods to use: either the "rabbit ear" method or the "serpent staff" method, shown in videos below.


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