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#56721 - 02/28/20 07:35 PM Ice Axe Leashes
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Registered: 07/17/16
Posts: 23
Loc: NY
Looking for little advice or recommendations. Do any of you use a slinger type leash like this one?

REI - Black Diamond Slinger Ice Axe Leash

Or do most of you prefer something else, like a more traditional slider leash?

REI - Black Diamond Slider Ice Axe Leash

Just curious. I like the idea of the slinger and it gets very good reviews on many of the gear sites. I would just prefer to get feedback from the crowd here.

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#56722 - 02/28/20 08:27 PM Re: Ice Axe Leashes [Re: Goose]
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Registered: 02/07/10
Posts: 475
Loc: Reno, Nevada
I have two tools with the Slider leash, two with the Lockdown leash, and several more with leashes tied from webbing. I like the Lockdown better than the Slider. Webbing leashes are fine for general mountaineering. I have no opinion on the Slinger.

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