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The first climbing ropes were ordinary manila- heavy, not very strong, easily frayed, and very static. The last one of those characteristics was probably the most dangerous. Even a short fall onto a static, stretch-free rope can be painful or fatal. While we still use static rope (technically it's semi-static) for rappelling, modern dynamic ropes are almost bungee-like in their stretchiness. As long as the anchors hold and there are no ledges or inconvenient trees in the way climbers can safely fall for almost unbelievably long distances these days.
Sterling Rope Evolution 9.8MM Velocity 60M Rope EV6C0060 (Sterling Rope)
Sterling Rope Evolution Velocity Bicolor 60M Rope EV250060 (Sterling Rope)
Sterling Rope Evolution Velocity 9.8X60M Dry Climbing Rope EV191060 (Sterling Rope)
Metolius Personal Anchor System w/Biner PASS008 (Metolius)
Sterling Rope Evolution 9.8MM Velocity 60M Rope
EV6C0060
Sterling Rope Evolution Velocity Bicolor 60M Rope
EV250060
Sterling Rope Evolution Velocity 9.8X60M Dry Climbing Rope
EV191060
Metolius Personal Anchor System w/Biner
PASS008
$203.95
 
Sterling Rope Evolution 9.8MM Velocity 60M Rope EV6C0060 (Sterling Rope)
$265.50
 
Sterling Rope Evolution Velocity Bicolor 60M Rope EV250060 (Sterling Rope)
$228.95
 
Sterling Rope Evolution Velocity 9.8X60M Dry Climbing Rope EV191060 (Sterling Rope)
$39.95
 
Metolius Personal Anchor System w/Biner PASS008 (Metolius)
Black Diamond Equipment Dynex Daisy Chain 390024 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment 12mm Dynex Daisy Chain - 115 mm BLDEQBD390023 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447388 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447384 (Liberty Mountain)
Black Diamond Equipment Dynex Daisy Chain
390024
Black Diamond Equipment 12mm Dynex Daisy Chain - 115 mm
BLDEQBD390023
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447388
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447384
$35.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Dynex Daisy Chain 390024 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$28.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment 12mm Dynex Daisy Chain - 115 mm BLDEQBD390023 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447388 (Liberty Mountain)
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447384 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447385 (Liberty Mountain)
Sterling Rope 7 mm Accessory Cord (Sold by the Foot) AN700 (Sterling Rope)
Sterling Rope 4 Mm Accessory Cord STERLA040AS0100 (Sterling Rope)
Sterling Rope 3 Mm Accessory Cord STERLA030AS0100 (Sterling Rope)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447385
Sterling Rope 7 mm Accessory Cord (Sold by the Foot)
AN700
Sterling Rope 4 Mm Accessory Cord
STERLA040AS0100
Sterling Rope 3 Mm Accessory Cord
STERLA030AS0100
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447385 (Liberty Mountain)
$0.60
 
Sterling Rope 7 mm Accessory Cord (Sold by the Foot) AN700 (Sterling Rope)
$0.35
 
Sterling Rope 4 Mm Accessory Cord STERLA040AS0100 (Sterling Rope)
$0.30
 
Sterling Rope 3 Mm Accessory Cord STERLA030AS0100 (Sterling Rope)
Sterling Rope 6mm Nylon Accessory Cord (sold / Ft) STERLA060AS0050 (Sterling Rope)
Equinox Paracord White - 100ft 447501 (Equinox)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447391 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447390 (Liberty Mountain)
Sterling Rope 6mm Nylon Accessory Cord (sold / Ft)
STERLA060AS0050
Equinox Paracord White - 100ft
447501
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447391
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447390
$0.50
 
Sterling Rope 6mm Nylon Accessory Cord (sold / Ft) STERLA060AS0050 (Sterling Rope)
$7.95
 
Equinox Paracord White - 100ft 447501 (Equinox)
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447391 (Liberty Mountain)
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447390 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447401 (Liberty Mountain)
Equinox Paracord 100' 447442 (Equinox)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447382 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447380 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447401
Equinox Paracord 100'
447442
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447382
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447380
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447401 (Liberty Mountain)
$8.95
 
Equinox Paracord 100' 447442 (Equinox)
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447382 (Liberty Mountain)
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447380 (Liberty Mountain)
Sterling Rope 2mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN200100 (Sterling Rope)
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN800100 (Sterling Rope)
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN600100 (Sterling Rope)
 
Sterling Rope 2mm Accessory Cord (by the foot)
AN200100
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot)
AN800100
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot)
AN600100
 
$0.20
 
Sterling Rope 2mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN200100 (Sterling Rope)
$0.80
 
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN800100 (Sterling Rope)
$0.50
 
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN600100 (Sterling Rope)
 

Rock climbing rope comes in various widths. A wide rope is heavier than a thin one, as you'd expect. The difference is certainly enough to notice at the top of a long pitch or during an extended walk in, but on the other hand, thinner climbing ropes don't last as long as a good quality, durable thick ones. Buying a rope with a dry cover means that it's carefully treated to repel water. Not too important if you'll mostly be climbing indoors but certainly very handy if you're ice or mixed climbing, because if water can't get into a rope it can't freeze, and great for sea cliff situations where the rope might get wet. A good dry cover will also help make your rope last longer, although a rope bag will do more in that area!