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 The Momentum Women 2023 is technically retired but it's still sold online. You've found a page of history! The Momentum Women 2023 is no longer produced by Black Diamond. We're showing it as "available" on WeighMyRack because you can still find it at trustworthy online retailers.

 The Momentum Women 2023 is technically retired but it's still sold online. You've found a page of history! The Momentum Women 2023 is no longer produced by Black Diamond. We're showing it as "available" on WeighMyRack because you can still find it at trustworthy online retailers.

Black Diamond Momentum Women Harness
  • Black Diamond Momentum Women Harness
  • Black Diamond Momentum Women Harness
  • Black Diamond Momentum Women Harness
  • Black Diamond Momentum Women Harness
  • Black Diamond Momentum Women Harness
  • Black Diamond Momentum Women Harness

Momentum Women 2023

Rating

My vote: None ( 2 avg )

Description

Our most popular choice for all-around use, the Women's Momentum features a super-comfortable waistbelt and easy-to-use trakFIT leg loop adjustments, with a women's specific rise.

FEATURES

- Pre-threaded Speed Adjust waistbelt buckle

- Bullhorn-shaped waistbelt built using Dual Core Construction

Retail price

US$ 64.95

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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.

302 g

S : 302 g / 10.7 oz

BD doesn't provide the weights for other sizes so we're working on gathering this info by hand, stay tuned!

Fit Women
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 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.

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Size Chart
XS
Waist : 61-69 cm / 24-27 in
Legs : 43-53 cm / 17-21 in
S
Waist : 69-76 cm / 27-30 in
Legs : 48-58 cm / 19-23 in
M
Waist : 76-84 cm / 30-33 in
Legs : 53-63 cm / 21-25 in
L (will fit the lower range of XL)
Waist : 84-91 cm / 33-36 in
Legs : 61-71 cm / 24-28 in

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Outdoor Gear Lab Gear Review rating 4.5/5

The Momentum is one of the best values out there for women's harnesses. It's durable enough to last for years and versatile enough to be used for almost anything, increasing its worth, which is why we've given it our Best Buy Award. It is a ubiquitous sight at crags and gyms all across the country for a reason. It's affordable and comfortable, which is not always an easy feat for a manufacturer. Although it's deemed an "entry-level" harness, we know many expert climbers who use it for those very reasons as well. While we preferred other models for specific disciplines, the Momentum is a good bet for any climber.

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The UIAA equipment standard provides a baseline for equipment performance in a test lab under controlled conditions on new equipment. Although these test conditions are relevant to the conditions encountered climbing, conditions encountered at the crags and the condition of the equipment are equally important. This recommendation from the UIAA member federation The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) provides vital equipment information that is NOT explicitly addressed in the standard, particularly failure modes of the equipment and recommendations for the use, inspection, maintenance, and retirement of equipment.