Bomber Soft Shackle Break Test

February 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Soft shackles are amazingly light and exceptionally strong.  It is truly amazing how strong a small piece of rope can be. Hypothesis: Soft Shackle made from 3/8" Amsteel with a button knot should break [...]

Do you double wrap?

February 19th, 2019|0 Comments

There a many different ways to secure your slackline webbing.  A common method is to use a static lock created by passing a bite of webbing through a closed loop and securing it.  For [...]

How strong is damaged webbing?

February 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Slackline webbing can be damaged from any number of ways.  It is important to understand the impact that damage may have the strength of the webbing.  Does one cut thread cause the webbing to [...]

How To – Sewn Loops

November 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Sewn loops on the end of your slackline webbing can make rigging the static side nice and easy.  Simply attach the main loop to your rated anchor using a rated connection, clip off [...]

The 5th Shenxianju Highline Challenge

September 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Slacklife BC was invited to participate in the 5th Shenxianju Highline Challenge. Shenxianju is one of the most majestical highline locations! Special thank you to the amazing Anthony Boulay, who captures the raw beauty and [...]

Whoopie Sling Break Test

August 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Summary: In this test, a whoopie sling was loaded gradually until the point of failure.   The sling broke somewhere between the fixed loop and the adjustable loop bury exit.   Aug 3, 2018 Test Results Breaking [...]

Soft Shackle Break Test

August 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Summary: After having performed several break tests, we have not found any of SlacklifeBC 1/4" soft shackle to break less than 50kN.   In all tests, the soft shackle fails at, in or around the [...]

Gimli Peak Highline

July 29th, 2018|0 Comments

A small team of the SlacklifeBC crew just returned from Valhalla, successfully completing an epic alpine mission. This has been Mia Noblet's dream Highline before she ever stepped on a line. True to alpine style, [...]

Breathtaking Aerial Talent – Ep. 3

July 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Episode 3 features footage from one of the amazing Squamish Highline Gatherings, an annual event that takes place around mid-August every year.   It's amazing to see how the community has grown over the years and [...]

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