Increasing Popularity of Climbing to Favor Growth of the Global Recreational Safety Harness Market

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The global recreational safety harness market was valued at USD 12 billion in 2016 and is expected to surpass USD 15 billion by 2021, says Technavio.

Technavio has announced its latest market research report on the global recreational safety harness market, under its power portfolio. This market analysis discusses the major drivers and key emerging trends and offers an analysis of key vendors like CMC Rescue, PMI, and Yates Gear.

According to Thanikachalam Chandrasekaran, a lead analyst for power research at Technavio, “Vendors in the market space are focusing on offering safety harnesses that provide optimal comfort while undertaking strenuous recreational sports activities. Yates Gear, for example, offers recreational safety harnesses that come with camlock buckles on the waist for quicker and efficient adjustments. The leg and waist pads are designed with CORDURA fabric and laminated foam, which remarkably improves the durability and comfort of the harness.”

Vendors of recreational safety harnesses in the global market are focusing on enhancing their product, especially in terms of comfort, in an attempt to enhance compliance. Increased focus is being given to the equal weight distribution mechanism of the harness to make it lightweight. CMC Rescue, Yates Gear, and PMI are some of the vendors that offer recreational safety harnesses with the utmost comfort with reinforced protection.

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Evolving design trends

Lightweight safety harnesses is an upcoming trend in the global recreational safety harnesses market.  Vendors in the market space are increasingly focusing on improving new design trends in shock absorption, stress management, and using new lightweight materials and instruments that improve the functionality of the harness. Manufacturers like Petzl offers safety harnesses that are designed for intensive use on terrain involving activities such as high-end climbing and mountaineering. Improvements in terms of design and functionality are anticipated to favor the adoption of recreational safety harnesses in the global market during the forecast period.

Growing popularity of climbing sports

Climbing as a sport is gaining traction across the globe. Vendors of recreational safety harnesses are focusing on expanding their product portfolio for climbing activities in an attempt to capitalize on this trend. Climbing sports activities are popular in some parts of Europe such as France, and Germany. According to Technavio’s market research analysts, APAC is currently the fastest-growing market as well as one of the most popular destinations for climbing.

This research report includes an in-depth analysis and market shares and sizes of the sub-segments and geography. An analysis of the key companies, including their market shares, business overview, key financials, etc. is provided in this study. This market study also provides a detailed analysis of key drivers, challenges, and opportunities influencing this market.

A more detailed analysis is available in the Technavio report titled, ‘Global Recreational Safety Harnesses Market 2017-2021’. Technavio also customizes reports by other regions and specific segments upon request.

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