My daughter does crack climbing and wanted me to see if I could find some latex free tape. Her hands are sensitive to the latex.

Are there any latex free climbing tapes?

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A quick search turned up these possibilities:

Jaybird & Mais Sports Medicine Adhesive Tape (non-stretch)

Many of the products say: Hypo-allergenic and 100% Latex Free

This is not specifically described as climbing tape but the first product, EX1 JAYBIRD® ONE TAPE, says: "Our strongest everyday strapping tape product. EX1 is manufactured using a higher thread count fabric which results in greater tensile strength." It is currently available from Amazon.com

Cramer 750 Athletic Tape

"Cramer 750 is designed to provide high end performance at a budget conscious price. Latex free adhesive." I couldn't find a good single-roll price (shipped), but by the case from Amazon.com it is a fraction of the price of the EX1 tape.

Marketing perhaps, but the EX1 sounds like a safer bet since Jaybird make several non-stretch tapes and the EX1 is "[their] strongest" and specifically says "Hypo-allergenic" rather than simply latex-free.

  • @Jean I believe this is a good option. Their description of the product as being cloth without discussing any plastic, waxy, or slippery coating makes me think it would be ideal for gymnastics and climbing. Jan 23, 2014 at 23:51
  • @Jean You're welcome. If you get the EX1 tape will you tell me how well it works?
    – Mr.Wizard
    Jan 27, 2014 at 21:49

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