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The Ruffwear Slackline Lead is an adjustable-length lead that can be hand-held or waist-worn. The 6 to 3.5-foot (1.8 to 1.1 m) adjustable length can be fully extended for relaxed walks, or shortened for more control as needed. An ergonomic metal slider allows for easy one-handed length adjustment on the go.

The Ruffwear-designed Talon Clip™ provides a strong and secure attachment, the handle is padded for comfort, and a convenient accessory loop is included for pick up bags or small clip-on items. Integrated reflectivity keeps people and dogs visible in low-light conditions.

Available in four color options. Try our matching Crag™ Collar, Top Rope™ Collar or Chain Reaction™ Collar for the complete set up.

Key Features

Additional Features

  • Talon Clip™ is strong, secure and ergonomically designed for one-handed attachment
  • Adjustable padded handle and side release buckle with aluminum uniloop
  • Convenient accessory loop for pickup bags or small clip-on items
  • Made in Vietnam

Washing Instructions

  • Hand wash
  • Mild detergent
  • Air dry

Trail Tested Promise

All of our products are rigorously field tested and we proudly guarantee against defects in materials and craftsmanship.

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Marie D.
United States United States

Such a versatile leash!!

Love everything about this leash. I live in the city and walk EVERYWHERE with my dog, I love that if my hands are full from running errands I can turn the handle into a waistband. Even better is the ability to shorten or lengthen the leash for wherever we are. The thing that I was most impressed with was how durable it is without being heavy, my dog does not love being on the leash but because this is so lightweight she doesn't seem nearly as bothered by it. Also, it being reflective is a must!

Susan B.
United States United States

Love this leash!

I work with a medical alert service dog and this leach allows me to be hands free. Perfect for what I needed.

Susan Beisel verified customer review of Slackline™ Leash
Christa G.
United States United States

A Must Have

So glad I bought this leash. I can easily clip the end around something if I need the pup to stay put, and the adjustable length is so handy. Seems to be made of high quality materials and hasn’t frayed even with our dog chomping on it from time to time. I do with it could be even a little longer. When it’s clipped around the waist for running it can become too short to even be practical. For petite people it’ll work fine, but for my partner who is 6’-5” and athletic, it just becomes way too short.

United States United States

Too short for around the waist

With the name, Slackline, you expect some, well, slack. But once adjusted to a 36” waist, there’s no room to lengthen the leash, and it arguably becomes too short. In fact, it’s a full foot shorter than the Front Range leash, at that adjustment. So I paid $10 more than the Flat Out to be able to adjust the length out (my older, waist-leash dog wants to lead the group), only to find there is no additional material to allow it to lengthen. I had purchased this one to augment my Roamer leash, which has stretched a little too much, but I will be returning it as it doesn’t match my need. Ruff Wear should offer this in longer lengths (like the Roamer); if they do, I’ll come back to it.

Juan R.
United States United States

My go to leash

As a dog walker I’m always looking for high quality reliable leashes Being that we walk so many different dogs everyday, the leash is the most vital tool we carry Since day one rover has never let me down when it comes to their quality. I purchased my first slack line leash in 2014 and have never looked back

Juan Rosario verified customer review of Slackline™ Leash
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