hipSTAR Glide

hipSTAR Flex becomes hipSTAR Glide.

The number one arborist lanyards not only gets a new name, it also gets an upgrade that will elevate its performance to new heights.

hipSTAR Glide is a multifunctional and certified lanyard replacing hipSTAR Flex. The lanyard is intended as a system for work positioning. It comes in 11,5 mm and 12,9 mm diameters and a wide range of lengths. Also, all parts are replaceable and made by Teufelberger.


Lengths: 3 m, 4 m, 5 m, 7 m, 10 m
Diameter: 11.5 mm, 12.9 mm


Standards 1 Person load: 
EN 358:2018
EN 795B:2012
ANSI Z133-2017
AS 1891.5:2020 (only 12.9 mm version)

Standards 2 Person load:
AS/NZS 5532:2013
CEN/TS 16415:2017

The hipSTAR Flex has always been at the forefront of innovation and widely embraced by arborists worldwide for its exceptional performance. Our commitment to enhancing safety and efficiency in tree climbing and tree care has led us to introduce a groundbreaking evolution.
Formerly known as the hipSTAR Flex, the number one arborist lanyard gets reborn as hipSTAR Glide. hipSTAR Glide now surpasses its previous certification to the European CE standard. It also complies with additional certifications tailored to the specific requirements of the regions where it's utilized.

Our hipSTAR Glide boasts certifications including:

1 Person load: 
EN 358:2018
EN 795B:2012
ANSI Z133-2017
AS 1891.5:2020 (only 12.9 mm version)

2 Person load
AS/NZS 5532:2013
CEN/TS 16415:2017

ensuring its compliance with rigorous safety standards globally. Offering versatility in application, the hipSTAR Glide is certified with:
  • Catalyst 3 wrap
  • Distel 4 wrap
  • Valdotain 4+3 wraps
  • Michoacan 5 wraps knots
Additionally, including an 8 mm Sirius polyester cord with a prusikLOOP thimble provides an extra mounting point, further expanding its functionality. Continuing the tradition of interchangeability, all components remain easily replaceable, allowing for customization tailored to individual needs.

The following elements continue to be exchangeable:

  • Ocean Polyester e2e (new lengths available: 60, 65 and 70cm!)
  • hipSTAR Glide e2e Seil
  • prusikLOOP Fimble
  • glideHITCH Umlenkrolle
  • karaT Karabiner
Available in various lengths and two diameters, the hipSTAR Glide offers flexibility and adaptability to meet diverse climbing requirements.

Double configuration:

Single configuration, together with the pulley:


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