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Old 01-16-2008, 10:58 PM
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Static rope

This summer, several of us are going to attempt to find a certain waterfall in the Olympic Mountains in WA. The trip will be nearly all off-trail and quite wild. We expect to have to use rope in a few places, mainly for jumaring, rappelling and hauling, so I’m looking for static rope instead of dynamic.

Weight is a HUGE issue with me, but so is safety. I was wondering if someone could recommend a specific rope brand that is very lightweight while quite strong, the most proba NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-18-2008, 07:46 PM
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a quick thoughts..

A thinner diameter rope is not necessarily lighter, just denser.
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