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Salewa USA Recalls Wild Country Superlight Rocks Cable Wire Chocks Used for Climbing Due to Fall Hazard

  • Recalled Wild Country Superlight Rocks in size 1 purple, size 2 green, size 3 silver, size 4 gold, size 5 blue and size 6 red
Name of Product:
Superlight Rocks

When exposed to seaside conditions, corrosion can occur and weaken the cable chocks and they can break, posing a fall hazard to climbers.

Recall Date:
July 20, 2023

About 3,550 (In addition, about 225 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact

Wild Country toll-free at 844-412-7013 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at or online at or at and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves Wild Country brand Superlight Rocks (model number 40-RSL) and Superlight Rocks Set 1-6 (model number 40-RSLSET) single cable wire chocks used for climbing. Superlight Rocks were sold as a set of 6 and individually in six different sizes and colors including: size 1 purple, size 2 green, size 3 silver, size 4 gold, size 5 blue and size 6 red. The brand name, product name, and batch code are located on the swage on the chock.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Wild Country Superlight Rocks and contact Wild Country to coordinate free shipment for a free replacement. Consumers may choose to have their recalled Superlight Rocks replaced immediately with the Wild Country Rocks 40-RWA or the new Superlight Rocks (available in September 2023).


None reported in the U.S.

Sold At:
REI, MEC, and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at,, and from January 2017 through February 2023 for between $14 and $16 each and about $80 for a set of 6.

Salewa USA LLC, of Boulder, Colorado

Manufactured In:
Recall number:
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