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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 3/8" SuperStatic2 Rope / FT SS095040183 (Sterling Rope)
Black Diamond Equipment 12mm Dynex Daisy Chain - 115 mm BLDEQBD390023 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Metolius Personal Anchor System w/Biner PASS008 (Metolius)
Black Diamond Equipment Dynex Daisy Chain 390024 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Sterling Rope 3/8" SuperStatic2 Rope / FT
SS095040183
Black Diamond Equipment 12mm Dynex Daisy Chain - 115 mm
BLDEQBD390023
Metolius Personal Anchor System w/Biner
PASS008
Black Diamond Equipment Dynex Daisy Chain
390024
$1.15
 
Sterling Rope 3/8" SuperStatic2 Rope / FT SS095040183 (Sterling Rope)
$28.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment 12mm Dynex Daisy Chain - 115 mm BLDEQBD390023 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$39.95
 
Metolius Personal Anchor System w/Biner PASS008 (Metolius)
$35.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Dynex Daisy Chain 390024 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Equinox Paracord 100' 447442 (Equinox)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447380 (Liberty Mountain)
Sterling Rope 7 mm Accessory Cord (Sold by the Foot) AN700 (Sterling Rope)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447382 (Liberty Mountain)
Equinox Paracord 100'
447442
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447380
Sterling Rope 7 mm Accessory Cord (Sold by the Foot)
AN700
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447382
$8.95
 
Equinox Paracord 100' 447442 (Equinox)
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447380 (Liberty Mountain)
$0.60
 
Sterling Rope 7 mm Accessory Cord (Sold by the Foot) AN700 (Sterling Rope)
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447382 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447384 (Liberty Mountain)
Equinox Paracord White - 100ft 447501 (Equinox)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447401 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447390 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447384
Equinox Paracord White - 100ft
447501
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447401
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447390
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447384 (Liberty Mountain)
$7.95
 
Equinox Paracord White - 100ft 447501 (Equinox)
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447401 (Liberty Mountain)
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447390 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447388 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447391 (Liberty Mountain)
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN800100 (Sterling Rope)
Liberty Mountain 1/4" Shock Cord /ft 133413 (Liberty Mountain)
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447388
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet
447391
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot)
AN800100
Liberty Mountain 1/4" Shock Cord /ft
133413
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447388 (Liberty Mountain)
$8.95
 
Liberty Mountain Paracord-100 Feet 447391 (Liberty Mountain)
$0.80
 
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN800100 (Sterling Rope)
$0.40
 
Liberty Mountain 1/4" Shock Cord /ft 133413 (Liberty Mountain)
Sterling Rope 1'' Tech Tape Tubular Webbing /FT WB254TT07091 (Sterling Rope)
Sterling Rope 5mm Accessory Cord/Ft AN500100 (Sterling Rope)
Sterling Rope 2mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN200100 (Sterling Rope)
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN600100 (Sterling Rope)
Sterling Rope 1'' Tech Tape Tubular Webbing /FT
WB254TT07091
Sterling Rope 5mm Accessory Cord/Ft
AN500100
Sterling Rope 2mm Accessory Cord (by the foot)
AN200100
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot)
AN600100
$0.52
 
Sterling Rope 1'' Tech Tape Tubular Webbing /FT WB254TT07091 (Sterling Rope)
$0.40
 
Sterling Rope 5mm Accessory Cord/Ft AN500100 (Sterling Rope)
$0.20
 
Sterling Rope 2mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN200100 (Sterling Rope)
$0.50
 
Sterling Rope 8mm Accessory Cord (by the foot) AN600100 (Sterling Rope)

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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!