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Salewa North America Recalls Wild Country Climbing Harnesses Due to Fall Hazard

  • Wild Country Syncro Harness
  • Batch Code on Recalled Wild Country Syncro Harness
Name of Product:
Climbing harness

Excess materials on the left waist belt tab can cause the climbing harness to loosen, posing a fall hazard to the user. 

Recall Date:
August 31, 2016
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Consumer Contact

Salewa North America toll-free at 844-412-7013 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at and click on the “Product Recall” link located at the bottom of the page.

Recall Details


This recall applies to all Wild Country Syncro harnesses sold in the United States.  The harness has a black nylon exterior and orange interior. “Wild Country” and “Syncro” is printed on a label affixed to the interior, above batch code: 01 A 01 16.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled harnesses and contact Salewa North America for a full refund.


The firm has received one report of the harness loosening. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Alpenglow Adventure Sports, Climb UP LLC, Rock Fitness, UNLTD, and Wilderness Exchange stores nationwide and online at and other websites from April 2016 through June 2016 for about $110.

Manufactured In:

Salewa North America Inc., of Boulder, Colo.

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