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Ropes News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb The new-generation ABSOLUTE TRX features MILLET TRIAXIALEŽ 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 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 ]

thumb Mike Kann tries out the Mammut Serenity 8.9 Single rope. A rope, like the Beal Joker that is tagged as a Single, Half and Twin... [ full review ]


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