BealShadow Soft Climbing Harness

Comfy for the sporty.

Most sport climbers opt for the lightest—and sometimes the most uncomfortable—harnesses so nothing weighs them down on their projects. You're willing to gain a couple grams just so you can have a little more cush under your tush when you're hang-dogging future redpoints. The Beal Men's Shadow Soft Climbing Harness certainly isn't a bulky big wall harness, but it does have a bit more padding than Beal's sport-specific climbing harness. It also features Beal's Web-Core technology to maintain an even weight distribution when you're hanging and sussing out beta.

  • Soft harness keeps you comfy while sport climbing
  • Web-Core technology balances pressure distribution
  • Extra foam optimizes softness for big whippers
  • Fully adjustable with four self-locking buckles at waist and legs
  • Four gear loops and chalk bag hanger for sufficient organization
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

gear loops are "big" and hang low

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

gear loops hang pretty low for a sport harness, lower than others in the past. otherwise, the harness is totally fine.