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Beal Back Up Line - 5mm

$195.99 - $269.99

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Back Up Line

You tell your friends as they stare terrifyingly at their broken rope, torn in half by a falling rock the size of your head. They stare in confusion as your pull Beal's Back Up Line out of your backpack, looking like you magically pulled a bunny out of your hat. The thing is, this compact, thin cord packs away small, and when you're abseiling something sketchy or working a rescue, a lightweight back up will generally come in handy. This static line features aramid fibers for increased abrasion resistance and a rougher texture for easier handling and better control. 
  • Compact cord for hauling, abseiling, or guideline rescue
  • Aramid fibers abrasion increase resistance and gives a rougher texture
  • Middle rope marking assists with quicker setups
  • Item #BEA001X

nylon, aramide
30m, 40m, 50m, 60m, 70m
Recommended Use
hauling, abseiling, crevasse rescue, guideline
Manufacturer Warranty
3 years

Tech Specs

What do you think about this product?


>Rating: 5

light as a feather

I've used it several times

It's almost disturbing how thin and light this rope is. I use it for rigging static anchors above a cliff edge before transferring onto a dynamic rope on the cliff face. with 2 strands, it's surprisingly stable in a standard ATC style device (I use a giga jul) with 1 carabiner, tho 2 carabiners are recommended to increase friction. Works well as a tag line also, although you'll need to use a double flat overhand or a barrel knot to tie into your climbing rope due to the difference in width (and probably a reepshnur to safely block).

>Rating: 5

Skimo rap line

I've used it several times

Great ultralight ski mountaineering rap line. can't wait to try it as a tagline and second rope for full length rappels this summer.


weight? (preferrably in g/m)