Please use the following guidelines in your evaluation of carabiners:
|Type of use:||1=Professional, 5=Recreational, 3=Both|
|Frequency of use:||1=once every 2-3 months, 2=once a month, 3=2-3 times/month, 4=1-2 times/week
|Durability:||1=falls apart with infrequent use, 5=holds up extremely well with frequent use|
|Ease of use/set-up:||1=difficult, 5=easy|
|Safety:||1=easy to make mistake / gear failure, 5=reliable under any conditions|
|Strength:||1=breaks easily, 5=rarely or never breaks|
Overall user ratings for carabiners are based on an average of durability, ease of use, safety, and strength. Type of use and frequency of use statistics are for information purposes only.
More information about carabiners, screw links, and snaps can be found in our "All About Gear" section.