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Arc'teryx R-300 Front View
  • Arc'teryx R-300 Front View
  • R-300-Conical-Shape-Leg-Loops
  • R-300-Gear-Loops
  • R-300-Storage-Bag
  • R-300-Super-Thin-WST-Swami
  • R-300-Tie-In-Point
  • Harness-Haul-Loop
  • Harness-Self-Locking-Buckle
  • Harness-Built-In-Wear-Safety-Marker

R300

Arc'teryx

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Description

Functional, lightweight rock climbing harness, with a wider swami belt constructed with Warp Strength Technology® and conical-shaped leg loops for ultimate comfort

This functional, lightweight harness is perfect for exploring the world of rock climbing and mountaineering. The wide swami belt features improved Warp Strength® Technology – a unidirectional mesh that provides bridging support in one direction and total flexibility and suppleness in the other. A strong thermo-formed tie-in point adds strength to critical area. Breathable WST® leg loops have Sure Fit elastic connectors and conical shape for added comfort.

Retail price

US$ 149.00

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Weight (g)

Weight

In grams, the weight, as stated by the manufacturer/brand.

If there are differences in weight (due to multiple sizes or optional accessories) we'll list them here.

The default weight is the middle-most size, often this is size M.

310 g

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Gender Men
Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL
Gear Loops

Number of Gear Loops

Gear loops are used to hold gear (quickdraws, cams, etc) onto your harness. 4 gear loops is most common.

0 - 1 Gear Loops

Most often on full body harnesses or guide/gym style harnesses.

2-3 Gear Loops

Mostly found on lighter harnesses made for [ski] mountaineering or high-end sport climbing where weight is a high priority.

4 - 5 Gear Loops

The standard/most common number for climbing harnesses. Perfect for sport and trad.

More Than 6 Gear Loops

Designed for long multi-pitch and big wall climbing, found on harnesses made to hold the maximum amount of gear.

Worth Considering

Occasionally, the number of gear loops will change on a harness model depending on the size. There could be 7 gear loops for the med/large but only 5 gear loops for the xsmall/small. In this case we list the highest number for the filters, and then write an explanation on the product page like, “Size S/XS can only fit 5 gear loops.”

4 Gear loops
Ice Clip Slots

Ice Clip Slot

Ice clipper slots are made to fit a carabiner that holds ice screws. These slots are generally only used by ice climbers but there is no disadvantage to having them on your harness.

Less than 40% of harnesses will have ice clipper slots. And those harnesses will usually have 2 or 4 slots, often located next to, or between, the gear loops.

No, 0
Belay / Tie-In One Loop
Waist Buckle Type Quick Adjust
Leg Buckle Type None (it stretches)
Drop Seat Yes
Haul Loop

Haul Loop

Trad climbers often look for a haul loop as they're intended to haul a rope (second line) or pack (while you climb the chimney).

A haul loop can also hold shoes or other accessories. Although not the intended use, it is also commonly used to hold a chalk bag.

Yes  (0kN)
Certification ­
Size Chart

XS
Waist : 66-74 cm / 26-29.1 in
Legs : 47-52 cm / 18.5-20.5 in
S
Waist : 72-79 cm / 28.3-31.1 in
Legs : 51-55 cm / 20-21.7 in
M
Waist : 78-86 cm / 30.7-33.9 in
Legs : 54-59 cm / 21.3-23.2 in
L
Waist : 86-96 cm / 33.9-37.8 in
Legs : 59-65 cm / 23.2-25.6 in
XL
Waist : 97-106 cm / 38.2-41.7 in
Legs : 62-69 cm / 24.4-27.2 in
(we converted centimeters to inches)

All the features of the R300 Harness

This video shows why R300 Harness is better and comfortable, and how it helps to improve performance.

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