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Metolius Safe Tech Patriot Harness

Safe Tech Patriot

Metolius

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Description

USA Made and 100% Berry Compliant
500d Cordura nylon face and inner fabric is light weight, durable and hydrophobic.
Four, unsheathed, Safe-Tech-strong gear loops stay out of the way when not in use
New, locking speed-buckle never slips
Patented, adjustable-rise 3-D system for customized fit
Color: Tan 499
Rear haul loop, twin belay loops
14 oz. (Medium)
Harness manual
Sizes: SM 27-30", MD 30-33", LG 33-37", XL 37-41"

Retail price

US$ 139.95

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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.

397 g

M : 397 g / 14 oz
Metolius doesn't provide the weights for other sizes so we're working on gathering this info by hand, stay tuned!

Gender Unisex
Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL
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 Two Loops
Waist Buckle Type Quick Adjust
Leg Buckle Type Quick Adjust
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  (16kN)
Certification CE, UIAA
Size Chart

S (will fit the upper range of XS)
Waist : 69-76 cm / 27-30 in
M
Waist : 76-84 cm / 30-33 in
L
Waist : 84-94 cm / 33-37 in
XL (will fit the lower range of XXL)
Waist : 94-104 cm / 37-41 in

Instruction for Metolius Safe Tech Harness

No voice or sound but informative video, it shows how to wear Safe Tech Harness

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