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Canyon C-IV Rope - 9mm

Sterling Canyon C-IV Rope - 9mm

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Element II 10.2mm Rope

Edelweiss Element II 10.2mm Rope

$431.37 $718.95 40% Off

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Mambo Standard Climbing Rope - 10.1mm

Petzl Mambo Standard Climbing Rope - 10.1mm

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Volta Dry Climbing Rope - 9.2mm

Petzl Volta Dry Climbing Rope - 9.2mm

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Infinity Climbing Rope - 9.5mm

Mammut Infinity Climbing Rope - 9.5mm

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Evolution Velocity Rope - 9.8mm

Sterling Evolution Velocity Rope - 9.8mm

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Evolution Velocity Dry Rope - 9.8mm

Sterling Evolution Velocity Dry Rope - 9.8mm

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Phoenix SuperDry Climbing Rope - 8mm

Mammut Phoenix SuperDry Climbing Rope - 8mm

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BiAthlon Pro Standard Rope - 10.1mm

Sterling BiAthlon Pro Standard Rope - 10.1mm

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Serenity Dry Climbing Rope - 8.7mm

Mammut Serenity Dry Climbing Rope - 8.7mm

from $249.95

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Fusion Ion2 Dry Rope - 9.4mm

Sterling Fusion Ion2 Dry Rope - 9.4mm

from $168.48 $210.60 20% Off

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Salsa Dry Climbing Rope - 8.2mm

Petzl Salsa Dry Climbing Rope - 8.2mm

from $152.00 $165.00 20% Off

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Conga Cord - 8mm

Petzl Conga Cord - 8mm

from $59.95

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Paso Dry Climbing Rope - 7.7mm

Petzl Paso Dry Climbing Rope - 7.7mm

from $136.00 $170.00 20% Off

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Tag Line Rope - 8mm

Sterling Tag Line Rope - 8mm

from $116.37

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Gravity Climbing Rope - 10.02mm

Mammut Gravity Climbing Rope - 10.02mm

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Java Standard Climbing Rope - 10.3mm

Petzl Java Standard Climbing Rope - 10.3mm

from $110.00 $110.00 20% Off

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Performance Static Canyoneering Rope - 10mm

Mammut Performance Static Canyoneering Rope - 10mm

from $209.95

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Genesis Half Rope - 8.5mm

Mammut Genesis Half Rope - 8.5mm

from $199.95

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Revelation Climbing Rope - 9.2mm

Mammut Revelation Climbing Rope - 9.2mm

from $219.95

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Fusion Nano DryCore Cimbing Rope - 9.2mm

Sterling Fusion Nano DryCore Cimbing Rope - 9.2mm

from $165.28 $194.45 15% Off

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Eliminator 10.2mm Standard Rope

Blue Water Eliminator 10.2mm Standard Rope

from $167.45 $197.00 25% Off

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Fusion Nano AT Dry Rope - 9.2mm

Sterling Fusion Nano AT Dry Rope - 9.2mm

$70.23 $82.62 15% Off

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Slim Gym Climbing Rope - 10.1mm

Sterling Slim Gym Climbing Rope - 10.1mm

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How to Buy a Climbing Rope

Different types of climbing require different ropes. Lead climbing (sport or trad) requires a dynamic single rope that can absorb the impact of a fall. Static ropes don't stretch and are better for rappelling, ascending fixed lines, and utility work. Half-rope systems cut weight on wandering traditional and alpine routes. Twin-rope systems add security on rough terrain.

Single
Whenever you're climbing on lead, you need a dynamic single rope that will stretch to help absorb the impact of a fall. Typically, a rope diameter between 10mm and 11mm will offer more durability and is ideal for regular use. A skinny rope between 9mm and 1 mm is best employed on difficult ascents where every ounce counts. A 60 meter length is considered the standard for most single pitch sport and trad routes. Shop Single Ropes
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Half/Twin
Although similar in appearance, half and twin rope systems are each designed for specific applications. Half ropes are independently rated and can be clipped into alternating pieces of protection. Half ropes help reduce weight and drag on wandering trad and alpine routes. Twin rope systems require both ropes to be clipped into every piece of pro and provide extra security where sharp terrain could damage or cut a rope. Shop Half Ropes Shop Twin Ropes
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Static
Static ropes are highly durable and do not stretch. They are typically used for rappelling, ascending fixed lines, and utility applications like pulling up a haul bag on a multi-pitch route. Shop Static Ropes
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Conditions
For cold and wet weather, look for winter handwear with a waterproof coating (DWR) or waterproof shell fabric like Gore-Tex and plenty of insulation. Often, a waterproof breathable shell fabric will help to protect your hands from the warmth-robbing effects of wind. Shop Dry Treated Climbing Ropes

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