Climbing Sling Myths

The image of a sling straight vs doubled vs girth hitched and it's relative strengths float around and is taken as doctrine. So we tested it. BD 18mm nylon slings were 22kn MBS found at https://amzn.to/3eHXAUt Straight (broke 30%+ above MBS or the same as the chart) Test 1: 29.02kn Test 2: 27.62kn Doubled (should get around 56kn) Test 3: 53.58kn Test 4:52.26kn Wrapped 3x (should get around 56kn) Test 5: 43.90kn Test 6: 47.76kn Doubled Twice (should get around 112kn) Test 7: 78.72kn Test 8: 82.82kn Girth Hitch (should get 50% or 14kn) Test 9: 25.22kn Test 10: 23.48kn Girth hitch with a 22kn MBS dyneema sling 15.48kn Girth hitch nylon sling directly on hanger 9.50kn ➜Reddit Thread https://www.reddit.com/r/climbing/com... ➜103kn dyneema sling test https://youtu.be/she8vH1DCBU?t=953 ➜Climbing gym falls episode https://youtu.be/m8z6adEqaOs ➜Mammut Dyneema Climbing Slings https://youtu.be/NwbMfh4FqT4 ➜Are climbing master points made with a girth hitch or clove hitch REDUNDANT??? https://youtu.be/-MmX8h4F0po ➜Monty Python Reference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liIlW... ➜➜ 100% of DONATIONS goes back into the channel. All of our stuff is free. https://www.slackline.com/donate ➜➜SHIRTS AND MERCH & Discounts on your favorite gear https://www.slackline.com/shop ➜➜➜ Learn Highlining at https://www.slackline.com/highlining101 ➜➜➜ Bolting Bible is at https://www.slackline.com/boltingbible ➜➜➜ A lot more is at https://www.slackline.com/ I just started a new channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHiQ... Behind the Scenes abc After Posting Thoughts abc

The image of a sling straight vs doubled vs girth hitched and it's relative strengths float around and is taken as doctrine. So we...