Can you leave a slackline outside?

It’s perfectly fine to leave it up. I would de-tension it when you’re done for the day. It probably wouldn’t be good for your biners to stay tensioned for a long time.

Can you leave a slackline out in the rain?

TL;DR Take the line down in the rain. Don’t leave it up for more than 2 or 3 days.

Can a slackline get wet?

It’s fine. Just dry it well afterward and clean it if need be.

Can you leave a slackline up overnight?

We do not recommend leaving your GIBBON slackline set up when not in use, as it will reduce the perfomance of the webbing over time, and can have adverse effects on any fixpoints (e.g. trees).

Are slacklines bad for trees?

Yes, slacklines can damage trees, no question about it. Depending on the type of tree, serious harm from too much rubbing the bark on thin skinned trees such as young Ginkgos.

How long do slacklines last?

Even with zero use, a slackline webbing should be retired after 10 years. That pretty much covers the proper handling of your slackline webbing.

How slack should a slackline be?

As a rule of thumb “normal” slacklines are set up using a midrange tension of about 50-200 daN. One thing that should be considered is that the line should not touch the ground in the middle when balancing.

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Are Gibbon slacklines good?

The Gibbon ClassicLine shines best when it is set up low to the ground for brand new slackliners. If all you want is a line to go between two points that are relatively close together for walking and learning static poses with the smallest dent in your pocketbook, this is a good line for you.

Is slacklining illegal?

In general, in the USA, slacklining is allowed in most cities, parks and public places. Some of the more popular areas for slacklining have some level of regulation, and a few places have all but banned it.

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