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Your Rope is Your Lifeline -- All About Climbing Ropes
Ropes are a critical and essential piece of climbing equipment. A climbing rope is our lifeline. The rope secures us to each other in a climbing partnership and ...
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The Secret Life of Your Climbing Rope -- What Wears Your Rope Out
How long will your climbing rope last? A long time if you take care of it properly. Find out here about the life of your climbing rope and what wears your rope out.
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Check Your Climbing Rope Out - About.com
Your climbing rope is the most important part of your climbing equipment. Make sure your rope is safe and secure by regularly checking it out. Follow these ...
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What is a Climbing Rope? - About.com
A climbing rope is the strong nylon cord used by climbers for protection and safety while climbing. Ropes, the most basic piece of safety gear used by climbers, ...
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How to Take Proper Care of Your Climbing Rope - About.com
Your climbing rope won't last forever. Follow these tips to increase its life--don't step on your rope, use a rope bag, run your rope freely, switch ends after falling ...
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Climbing Ropes - About.com
Two of the most common questions from climbers about climbing ropes are: Why do I need a middle mark on my rope? and How do I mark the middle of my rope ...
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Learn How to Climb: Tying into the Rope - Climbing - About.com
How to tie into a climbing rope and why the Figure-8 Follow-Through is the best knot for tying in.
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Static Rope - Climbing - About.com
A static rope is a special type of climbing rope, which does not stretch like a dynamic climbing rope. A static rope (usually 10mm to 11 mm in diameter) is usually ...
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Carry 2 Climbing Ropes for Retreating Off Cliffs - About.com
It's best to bring two climbing ropes--a thick lead rope and a thin trail rope or zip line--when you climb long routes and big walls. If you have to retreat off your ...
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Top-Rope Climbing - About.com
Top-rope climbing is all about fun. It's also safe and doesn't require a huge amount of gear. Learn here about top-rope climbing--the necessary equipment; the ...
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