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Add a margin of safety to everything from glacier travel to multi-pitch rock climbs with the Metolius Prusik Cord Set.
- Item #MET0213
- 6 mm
- 13.9 kN
- Recommended Use
- glacier travel, mountaineering, rescue
- Manufacturer Warranty
- 1 year
What do you think about this product?
October 2, 2011
recommend if you rescue
nice prussik set, i espescially liked the shrink wrapped knots though i never used them so sent them back, if you do alot of rescue id reccommend these, if not
August 10, 2011
Buy CMC for this
CMC makes some that are stronger, without the knot, and cheaper.
November 7, 2009
I got these as a gift and they work as described. I like the fact that the ends are stitched down....But not for 20 bucks.
October 24, 2009
Yes as everyone has pointed out, if you can't tie a basic knot stay the h&%% away from a vertical wall of rock. However, this is !NOT! regular 6mm cord: What is left out of the description is that these are made of SPECIAL CORD that has mini ridges of material built into it that is designed to safely lock onto rope better than any smooth sided cord could ever hope to, in theory making a stronger gripping prusik. That being said, these are more expensive and regular cord has been safely forming prusiks since rope was invented.
May 24, 2009
Not to mention the size
Why not tie your own prusiks, and optimize them to your height rather than the one size fits all approach? Not only is it less expensive, but you'll have a better fit. My .02.
April 10, 2009
Not worth it
Not worth the money
February 17, 2009
what a joke! it is rediculous to pay that much for someone else to tie your knots for you. if you cannot tie basic knots yourself, then you have no business climbing, ascending, or rappeling and belaying. buy a book and practice your knots repeatadly and often (until you can tie them all without having to think your way through them, they should be second nature). once you get that down, you might be ready to start thinking about venturing out into the great unknown.
October 21, 2008
Not exactly a review
but don't buy these. I'm a huge fan of this site and Metolius both, but this is stupid. You're essentially paying a bit over $3 a foot for standard 6 mm cord when you should be paying about 35 cents. To give you some perspective, $19.90 will get you almost 53 feet of equivalent cord direct from Black Diamond and a full 100 feet direct from Metolius. Here you get a little over 6. If it's worth your money to pay 10-15 times what you need to for someone else to tie your knots for you, then knock yourself out, but this is a waste of money, and if you can't tie these knots you probably shouldn't be ascending anyway.
October 24, 2009
This is not "standard 6 mm cord." It is high-friction cord designed specifically for prusiks. I agree that it is expensive, and don't climb if you can't tie a knot, but please don't review a product you obviously have not inspected.
June 17, 2010
uhm... am i reading this completely wrong,...
uhm... am i reading this completely wrong, or are these people trying to tell me that 28 inches is the same as 72 millimetres? i would think 72 centimetres would be far more accurate...
June 17, 2010
You're right, they should be cm. The Metolius website has it right. "Length: 28" (72 cm) and 47.5" (120 cm)"