Best binocular harness in 2024: keep your binoculars strapped to your chest

Best binocular harness
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Looking for the best binocular harness? This guide will help you work out what to look for, and which to buy at a range of prices – and also guide you to the best online deals available right now.

Even if you use the best binoculars, users will appreciate that prolonged use can weigh heavy on the arms. Furthermore, if stashing them in the roomy pockets of an outdoor jacket or even if transporting them in a backpack, they can still bash uncomfortably against your body when out walking. Then there’s the fact that more conventional strap designs can cause neck or shoulder aches over prolonged periods.

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Gavin Stoker

Gavin has over 30 years’ experience of writing about photography and television. He is currently the editor of British Photographic Industry News, and previously served as editor of Which Digital Camera and deputy editor of Total Digital Photography

He has also written for a wide range of publications including T3, BBC Focus, Empire, NME, Radio Times, MacWorld, Computer Active, What Digital Camera and the Rough Guide books.

With his wealth of knowledge, Gavin is well placed to recognize great camera deals and recommend the best products in Digital Camera World’s buying guides. He also writes on a number of specialist subjects including binoculars and monoculars, spotting scopes, microscopes, trail cameras, action cameras, body cameras, filters and cameras straps.