General information and pictorial instruction for using correctly.
The Vision Ziplock Mens is officially retired.You've found a page of history! The Vision Ziplock Mens is no longer produced by Wild Country and it is not available to buy from major online retailers. You can still check out all the specs and claim your ownership.
Vision Ziplock Mens
Light, lithe and very popular, this is the model that took the Vision concept one step forward with a great fit, plenty of gear loops and high strength, safety features.
An all round harness needs to function in all conditions and adjustment is the key to that and with our superb Ziplock leg loop buckles, we have added the versatility needed for winter, alpine or just rubbish summer weather. Clean, light and unobtrusive they perfectly complement the redesigned leg loops to give this harness all-round appeal for those who need to go that bit further. Another plus point is the wide adjustment available on the cleverly designed waist belt - with around 5-6" / 12-15cm movement on each size there is plenty of room for layer changes - or even a pound or two gained or lost!
In sharp, modern materials, with great new safety features and a stylish finish the Vision Ziplock Mens gives you a simple subtle and effective package at a suprisingly great price and is designed to go the distance in summer and winter, whether starting off, or in it for the long haul.
Ziplock buckle waist, Ziplock buckle legs, ‘Batwing’ belt shaping, 25kN Belay loop, Wear indicator, 4 Gear loops, Drop seat, Mesh bag.
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.
| 452 g|
|Sizes||S, M, L, XL|
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.
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.
|Belay / Tie-In||One Loop|
|Waist Buckle Type||Quick Adjust|
|Leg Buckle Type||Quick Adjust|
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.