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was born from the Slack.fr team's passion for this dizzying balance practice and the willingness to convey this experience. Slackline pioneers in Europe since 2005, we share our knowledge and techniques so that the most of you can experience, in safety, this wave of adrenaline!

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How to use the “banana” lockers

The 2 axes lockers especially designed for webbing, known as “banana” lockers in a slackline or highline setup are without any doubt the main evolution for safety and strength of setups. Banana lockers nearly allow to use the maximum strength of a webbing. Around 90-95% of the webbing strength. As an example, a figure of...

Knots, Linelockers, Bananas

The webbing used on a highline is the element bearing most of the constraints. Not only it will be rigged, but it will also hold the leashfalls. It’s really important to get as much as possible from it. Here is a list of the connection of the webbing to the anchors: The fat knot Linelockers...

Set up a treeline

A treeline is a highline between 2 trees. Here are some advice to set up treeline in a safe way. Choose the right trees: A treeline is no more than a highline. You have to cope with leashfalls and possible backup fall, if the main line breaks. The chosen trees depend on those parameters: The...

Ajust the spansets length

Industrial spansets are the best tools to make a highline equalization. Particularly, for a treeline, or for a highline set up on trees next to a cliff, the anchor is easy to set as you only have to circle the tree with the spanset. Sometimes though, it happens that we face an adjustment of the...

The leash, the rings, the harness

A highline is not only made by a webbing, a backup and 2 anchors. The link between you and the highline is as important as the rest. The impressive leashfall should not be feared because of the gear, but only because of your fear. For a 80kg highliner, we measured that a “static” leashfall generates...

Carabiners, Quick links, Shackles

You need a lot of connectors to install a highline. Those connectors may hold a lot of force, and must be used with a particular care. Several connectors: Most of the time, the gear used on a highline are: the carabiners the quick links the shackles. It’s useful to know which type of gear is...