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Ultimate Buying Guide 3 of 3 - Rigging a highline safely with minimal gear

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 3rd of the 3 in this series where we show an example in my backyard of how to rig a highline start to finish with very little gear so you don’t break the bank if you want to do this sport. In our 2nd video, we focus on how to use the gear just as a slackline in the park and the first video is in my studio explaining all the gear options teaching you HOW to buy, not WHAT to buy.

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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