Gear Review: BlueWater Flash Harness

This adjustable, comfortable harness from BlueWater is a bargain to share with the whole family.

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Ample padding, perfect fit, and a sweet price—what’s not to love about this harness? The Flash was not only easy to wear all day, but we found it fit everyone, from our barely five-foot-tall testers to the six-footers, thanks to a double buckle in the waist belt.

Fine-tune the fit for multiple people or for one person in hot and cold weather—the adjustable leg loops laid comfortably flat over insulating layers. Sport and trad climbers will appreciate the four large gear loops, and gym goers will love the breathability of the mesh padding when they’re sweating it out indoors. Bonus: “It costs $30 to $40 less than the other rigs in my closet,” one tester says. $50; 1 lb.;