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Ropes News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb The new-generation ABSOLUTE TRX features MILLET TRIAXIALE® technology and raises safety, longevity and absolute efficiency a... [ full story ]

thumb Petzl's new range of climbing ropes have been developed to meet the needs of today's climbers. Whether you are looking for a... [ full story ]

thumb Cut waste and make use of old ropes with this step-by-step video guide to weaving your own rope mat from EDELRID. [ full story ]

thumb The 8.0 Phoenix - a great all rounder for the coming season [ full story ]

thumb Weighing in at a mere 36 g/m, the Gully 7.3 is the lightest double rope on the market. It is also certified as a twin rope. Its... [ full story ]

thumb Tendon has recently secured two international accolades, highlighting the barnds status as a manufacturer of high performance... [ full story ]

thumb DuoTec is a new process patented by EDELRID to enable the manufacturing of bi-colour ropes. [ full story ]

thumb For 2013, Beal has added more ropes to its UNICORE line. From a diameter of 8.6mm and up to 10.5mm, there is now a UNICORE rope... [ full story ]

thumb Pete Whittaker gives his feedback on the Marathon Pro, which Sterling rope describe as 'the best all around rope for durability... [ full story ]

thumb The Ion has been made better... Now known as the Ion2, it still has a unique construction, different than any rope on the... [ full story ]

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Ropes Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb Duncan Campbell tests the Mammut Infinity 9.5 rope. [ full review ]

thumb Duncan Campbell tests two ropes from Petzl... He takes some falls and survives! But there is more to it than that, surely?... [ full review ]

thumb The UKC team take a look at 6 lightweight ropes for sport climbing and trad climbing varying in diameter from 8.9mm to 9.4mm. [ full review ]

thumb Toby Archer tests out the versatile world of triple rated ropes, and reviews three alternatives from three of the biggest rope... [ full review ]

thumb Ever wondered how climbing ropes are made? Earlier this year Mick Ryan paid a visit to Sterling Rope in Biddeford, Maine to find... [ full review ]

thumb Mark Glaister puts three very different ropes produced for the various callings of the present day rock climber through their... [ full review ]

thumb Two ropes, says Jack Geldard. One route. One day. Four arms. Eleven falls. One power scream. Two cold bacon sandwiches. One ... [ full review ]

thumb While most climbers carefully seek out the perfect rock shoe fit and style to maximise their performance, says James Ibbertson,... [ full review ]

thumb Dave Pickford takes an in-depth look at the Tendon Master 9.2mm rope: "Tendon is a relatively recent name on the UK climbing rope... [ full review ]

thumb Jack Geldard reviews the Infinity Sprint 9.2 from Wild Country. The Sprint 9.2 is a super light single rope. It can be for Trad... [ full review ]


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