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Making Sense of the Numbers - Understanding the Climbing Rope Rating System

Making Sense of the Numbers - Understanding the Climbing Rope Rating System

Out of all the climbing equipment, ropes are by far the piece of gear that has the most certifications and tests performed. This results in a lot of information and data printed on labels of climbing ropes. Sometimes, more information just makes our choice more confusing than it should be. In this article, we'll try to help you better understand all those numbers in order to enable you to buy the best rope for your needs.

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