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Ultimate Buying Guide 1 of 3 - Minimalist gear for slacklining and highlining

The most expensive thing you will do slacklining/highlining is buy gear twice. In a perfect world you would buy gear that you can use for both slacklining and highlining. I present an option for an entire setup that would cost less than $1000 and you can do everything with and be able to add to it, rather than outgrow it.

This series is aimed for those who want to slackline AND highline and currently have no gear. My gear wall is not my success, it is my failure. No one needs that much shit! No one sponsors me and I don't sell gear, so I am as gear neutral as one can be (other than I have my personal favorites).

This video is the 1st of the 3 in this series. We talk about what gear you need and don't need. The 2nd video is in the park setting this rig up as a slackline and the 3rd video is showing a highline example with this same gear.

Remember, the cheapest way to slackline is to make friends in “high” places, people that already have the gear and know how to use it. Make a serious effort to find slackers or go to a slackline festival before purchasing anything.

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Breaking Gear Fear

Edutainment has been a great way to help people understand their gear, and know the true limitations of it.  Watching HOW gear fails is more important than the force itself, as almost all gear is super good enough.  It's more important to share information on how to stay safe than it is to have a paywall.  We hope our stoke is contagious.

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