Rock Climbing Rope
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If you're shopping for rock climbing ropes, you need to check this out. Our collection of indoor and outdoor rock climbing ropes has the best prices on popular rope brands like Maxim Climbing Ropes, Petzl, and everything in between.
The challenges and payoff of climbing are clear. There’s the climb itself, where you’re blocking out the world around you and staying tuned into the rhythm of the route. And then there’s the rappel, one of the closest things to flying without your pilot’s license. Whether you’re in it to push your limits, or you’re just savoring as many sweet moments in the outdoors as possible—we’re stocking our favorite ropes, harnesses, and accessories to get you out on the wall.
FAQs about ropes
What type of rope is best for rock climbing?
Rock climbing ropes need to be dynamic in order to protect you in the event of a fall. Dynamic ropes stretch due to their use of nylon material. Nylon is naturally both elastic and strong, lending itself perfectly towards use in climbing and mountaineering.
What is rock climbing with ropes called?
There are many different types of climbing depending on the location, route, and available gear. Single rope climbing uses one thicker rope to ascend a pitch. A double rope system can use either half ropes or twin ropes. Half ropes reduce rope drag by clipping two ropes through their own clips as you climb the wall. Twin ropes follow the same climbing pattern and are both clipped together on the wall.
How much does a rock climbing rope cost?
The cost of a rock climbing rope is determined by a number of factors including length, diameter, material, and durability. In general you can pick up a 200ft (60m) rope between $150 and $300.
Why are climbing ropes so expensive?
Some climbing ropes use technology in the cover and core of the rope that increase cost. For instance, some ropes come with a dry protection cover that increases resistance to harsh and wet environments caused by rain or snow. This cover keeps the core of the rope dry for maximized strength and stretch.