Petzl Introduces Easily Adjustable Harness for Children Less than 66 Lbs

July 25, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (July 25, 2017) – Petzl, the leader in lighting and verticality products, today introduced the Ouistiti harness: an easily adjustable harness for children less than 66 lbs.

“Petzl has had full-body kid harnesses long before climbing’s popularity boom. We designed the OUISTITI to offer a modernized harness that is more comfortable, user-friendly, and economic,” said Ben Eaton, marketing manager for Petzl. “With climbing gyms popping up everywhere, more and more families are getting into the sport and involving their toddlers. The convenient design of this harness allows you to put your child in it and leave it on until the climbing session is over.”

The harness is relatively tamperproof. Parents can easily adjust it to the proper fit via the DoubleBack buckles on the shoulder straps. Secondary adjustments can be made via the back of the harness. All DoubleBack buckles are out of reach of the child.

Holding and shaking the harness from the orange dorsal point facilitates the proper donning. The semi-rigid structure is color-coded, with a gray foam interior and blue exterior. The harness does not require connectors to remain fastened, allowing the child to wear the harness on and off the wall without hindrance.

The OUISTITI harness costs $59.95 USD and is available in January 2018. For more information, please visit www.petzl.com.


For over 40 years, Petzl has developed innovative tools and techniques used by those who work and play in the vertical world. Today, the Petzl brand is closely associated with adventure, exploration, rescue, and many notable exploits in the worlds of rock climbing, caving and alpinism. In the professional market, Petzl is a world leader in work at height, fire and rescue, and tactical equipment and techniques. A family-owned business, Petzl is committed not only to quality and innovation, but also to giving back to the communities that have made us so successful. For more information, visit www.petzl.com.