/ Rope help
Just had a quick look at the joker, which is quite expensive is heir anything cheaper that's been dry treated?
Thank you for the info LJC
Despite it's amazingly cheap price - I'd be tempted to get a 60m single if I could. I find my 50m single doesn't get used too much.
At that price from Go Outdoors, I'd snap it up, and QUICKLY before they sell out, assuming you are intending to just us it in Summer conditions. It is stupidly cheap - in fact I can't get 10mm rope that cheap at trade price even by bulk buying it 1000metres at a time, direct from manufacturers!
However, I'm not sure if you noticed but it is a sale item and only available at that price at one store - Thurrock! So you probably end up needing to look elsewhere.
For Winter use, you would definitely want a dry treated rope, but for Summer use it is useful but by no means essential. 10mm is a decent thickness for a 50m rope but if you to look at a 60m rope, I'd certainly suggest getting a thinner and lighter one in the range 9.4mm-9.8mm.
The Edelrid 10mm python seems like a decent rope & handles quiet well my buddy uses one . Does seem quite soft to me though but good price .
Have you seen this one ; http://www.theepicentre.co.uk/climbing-c120/ropes-c225/tendon-ropes-smart-10mm-x-50m-deal-p5148
i like tendon ropes too but not used the one above .
Best handling rope I've used to date is probably a skinny ( 9.4mm I think ) Edelweiss just felt really good but have heard its not wearing so well but it was being used on long sport routes six days a week all over the place , lots of redpointing too so that could explain that .
Would personally recommend at least 60mtrs as well .
If you're going to use it like your previous one and it's of similar spec then it'll be fine (assuming your current rope serves you well enough).
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