Black Diamond Recalls Via Ferrata Climbing Equipment Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves Black Diamond Easy Rider and Iron Cruiser via ferrata climbing sets with manufacturing codes between 5293 and 5350. The manufacturing code is located on a sewn-in fabric label located inside the zippered cover. “Easy Rider” or “Iron Cruiser” and “Black Diamond” are printed on the black nylon cover.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    Climbing sets sold without the orange safety stitching on the lanyards can allow the ends to unexpectedly detach, posing a risk of injury or death to climbers from a fall.
  • Remedy
  • Incidents
    None reported
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled via ferrata climbing sets, inspect the lanyards for the orange safety stitching, then contact Black Diamond for a replacement instructions. Instructions for inspection are also available at Only those sets that lack the safety stitching need to be returned for replacement.
  • Sold At
    Camp Saver, Gear Saver Inc., The Gear Coop and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at for between $90 and $110.
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