is a versatile component of rock climbing equipment
. Webbing appears as flat rope
, that is rope without a core. Modern webbing is often made from exceptionally high-strength material.
Typically tied or sewn into a loop and known as a runner or sling, webbing has many uses, including:
- Emergency, or makeshift harness.
- Anchor extension or equalisation.
- Gear sling, for organising or carrying equipment.
- In quickdraws.