Slackline U.S. 2016 Summary

In 2016, Slackline U.S. stepped up all of our efforts in spreading knowledge to the slackline community, assisting with access management, and promoting conservation ethics within the community. Interested in where our resources are focused? Here's a summary of our 2016 progress and budgets. Volunteers & Partners 25 Volunteers Approximately 680 hours of volunteer l...
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Webbing slippage and tie-offs in highline rigging

Guest Post by Ben Donnelly Recently, Shane Hickman posted some photos [PHOTOS 1 & 2] from the Poudre Canyon Highline which sparked an important discussion about: tail tie offs and weblock slippage; the need for pretension in shorter highlines; and general safety concerns when it comes to highline festivals. The Facebook post can be found here. There is some really good i...
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2015 SAIR Analysis Published – Slackline Accident and Incident Report

SAIR Analysis 2015 Since the fall of 2014, the International Slackline Association has been gathering information about slackline related incidents and injuries including falls from a slackline, rigging errors, gear malfunction, and near miss incidents. This information has been gathered through the Slackline Accident and Incident Report form on our website (EN, DE, PR, FR lan...
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Highline Access in Yosemite National Park

Raptor Nesting Seasonal Closures. Updates on Access: Slackline U.S. and local slackliners have been working with rangers at Yosemite National Park to keep highlining allowed in the park. (more…)
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#trashbagchallenge – Zanzibar

Move Copenhagen joined in the #trashbagchallenge during a retreat in Zanzibar, taking the challenge to a whole new continent. Bradley Duling and Move Copenhagen shared this post in February. Originally posted by Move Copenhagen on Facebook: Move Copenhagen is continually inspired by the great actions of our friends from all around the world. This year, the guests at the M...
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#trashbagchallenge – Caribbean Islands

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Louie Wray joined the #trashbagchallenge in the Caribbean Islands, gathering trash on the beach. Shared on SlackChat. Slacking the day away in the Caribbean island of Little Cayman after completing a successful ‪#‎trashbagchallenge‬. Let's show the world that slackers give a shit about our terrain. Anyone willing to accept the challenge can add me and share their adventu...
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#trashbagchallenge – Yosemite

Originally posted by Kimberly Weglin on Facebook:  So this past weekend, per usual, we went highlining in Yosemite. As we hiked to the top of Upper Yosemite Falls, we saw more trash than we have EVER seen on the trail. So on the way down the next day, we decided to take Andy Lewis up on his challenge and play a little game called the ‪#‎trashbagchallenge‬. Instead of running...
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