Greetings daredevil. Welcome to Rope town. Safety is everything and good quality rope can offer you that. Whenever you decide to search for a climbing rope for sale, remember that they are the key part that links together all the safety chains, the most important element keeping you safe!
There are a couple of different types of ropes to pick, but before you make the final decisions, there is a lot of stuff about ropes you should know!
Retailers always sell climbing ropes that are tested to the maximum and meet the safety standards (such as the impact force that moves and the number of falls that it can take). Climbing ropes posses the ability to absorb energy that will be produced when the climbers falli. When you search for climbing rope for sale, it is very important to buy the one that will not only absorb energy of the fall but also spare your body from receive that energy and damaging it.
There are several types of ropes: Single ropes, Half(double) ropes and “Twin” ropes. Single ropes are usually used on their own, which means they possess enough strength to hold both the climber and the belayer. They are prefect for indoor climbing or short hill climbs. The dimensions of the single rope is from 8.7 mm to 11mm. Bigger diameter means it will absorb more energy from the falls and will have better longevity.
Half or double ropes are use for protection on a rock or mountainside. Using pair of ropes means you will keep each rope separately in a straight line and you will escape the uncomfortable situation such as the zig-zag effect which you are certain to get from a single type rope. Another benefit of this rope is the opportunity to knot the ropes and use them as full rope for lengthy distances. The dimensions of this ropes are from 7.5mm to 9mm offering you a great durability and handling. The “Twin” ropes are two thin ropes around 8 mm diameter that are usually attached to each other with the purpose to use the same protection. The most effective way to use the “twin” ropes is to be as a single rope and the main gain is that it reduces the weight.
At last you sit on the throne of right information and you can surely pick the right one for you! If other people you may know have the similar problem, then help them, because having maximum safety is everything when you are climbing mountain heights!