How to Choose a Rope

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How to Choose a Rope

Post by Saxman » Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:19 am

It looks like our Redpoint is moonlighting: ... to-choose/
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Re: How to Choose a Rope

Post by captain static » Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:10 pm

I think I'm going to need a rope car for those 15 - 20 ropes I'll be bringing along for my road trip.
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Re: How to Choose a Rope

Post by Toad » Sat Aug 20, 2011 3:23 pm

I want the one in the picture.
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Re: How to Choose a Rope

Post by toad857 » Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:06 pm

"and just like your climbing shoes your ropes should be inspected before any use"

after inspecting my shoes, I also inspect my fingernails and armpits.

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Re: How to Choose a Rope

Post by KD » Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:49 pm

yep - it's probably him

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Re: How to Choose a Rope

Post by tbwilsonky » Sat Aug 20, 2011 9:06 pm

nothing funnier than an earnest long-winded noob. brilliant work.

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Re: How to Choose a Rope

Post by Josephine » Sun Aug 21, 2011 9:08 pm

Even your type of climbing webbing can affect which rope strength is best.
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Re: How to Choose a Rope

Post by kato » Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:49 am

Can't count the times I've shown up at the crag and thought, crap, this is quartzite! I brought the wrong rope!
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Re: How to Choose a Rope

Post by ynp1 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:53 am

What is a rope car? I don't have one of those, am I in trouble?

Also I do not inspect my shoes every time I climb... Do you all?
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Re: How to Choose a Rope

Post by Shamis » Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:56 am

That article is funny because it stops right when I was expecting some actual info on different ropes.

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