Liberty Mountain Recalls Mountain Climbing Lanyards Due to Risk of Serious Injury

The Easy Go XP Lock Via Ferrata-style lanyards can break as a result of deterioration. This poses a risk of serious injury or death to the climber.

Recall date: February 27, 2013
Recall number: 13-128
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    Liberty Mountain “Singing Rock” Climbing Lanyard

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Easy Go XP Lock Via Ferrata Lanyards

Hazard:

The elastic webbing on the lanyards can deteriorate over time and break while in use, posing a risk of serious injury or death to the climber.

Consumer Contact:

Liberty Mountain; toll-free at (800) 366-2666, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.libertymountain.com. Click on “Contact Us” for more information.

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Recall Details

Description

This recall involves Easy Go XP Lock Via Ferrata Lanyards used for shock absorption on Via Ferrata mountain climbing routes. The lanyard has two elasticized webbing branches with self-locking carabiners at each end. Recalled units can be identified by the elasticized webbing. “EASY GO XP LOCK” is printed on a white tag sewn into the zipper pouch.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lanyards and contact Liberty Mountain for a refund or replacement.

Sold at

Specialty climbing shops nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other internet retailers between April 2011 to August 2012 for about $120.

Importer

Liberty Mountain, of Salt Lake City, Utah

Manufacturer

Singing Rock, of Ponikla, Czech Republic

Manufactured in

Czech Republic

  • Liberty Mountain “Singing Rock” Climbing Lanyard