Understanding the difference between dynamic vs static rope is essential to ensure you are using the correct type of rope for your next adventure. Ropes are classified depending on their reaction when loaded and, even if two ropes are identical in quality, each one can be suited for a different purpose. A good example can […]
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Non Dry vs Dry Rope: What Does It Mean & Is It Worth It?
Buying a rope can be an intimidating task, especially if you are new to climbing and are looking to move from your gym’s climbing holds and top ropes to real rock and the great outdoors. First things first: you decided what type of rope system you will be using (single rope, half ropes, twin ropes?), […]
The Differences Between Half vs Twin Rock Climbing Ropes
Chances are that at some point during your climbing journey, you will come across someone (in real life or YouTube) climbing with two ropes tied onto their harness and you will ask yourself: why the heck is that? Well, that is because they are climbing with half ropes (also called double ropes by some) or […]
Guide to the Different Types of Rock Climbing Ropes
Today we’ll be telling you everything you need to know about the different types of climbing rope. Perhaps you just searched for climbing rope online, and you were horrified with what you found. Single rope, double rope, half rope, dry coating UIAA falls, static, dynamic, dry coating, rope diameter, rope elongation… the list goes on. […]