Liberty Mountain of Salt Lake City, UT, is recalling Easy Go XP Lock Via Ferrata mountain climbing lanyards.
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. There are no reports of incidents and injuries.
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.
The lanyards, manufactured in the Czech Republic, were sold at specialty climbing shops nationwide and online between April 2011 and August 2012 for about $120.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lanyards and contact Liberty Mountain for a refund or replacement.
Consumers may contact Liberty Mountain toll-free at (800) 366-2666, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday.