Ropes

Ropes

The Wilderness Shop Box Hill

There is so much rock climbing gear in a climbers’ rack, but the one thing all those pieces have in common is that they are designed to connect you to your rope. Should you ever need it your rope is there to save your life, but most of the time climbers just need a rope that handles well and doesn’t create too much friction. The Wilderness Shop stock a wide range of  50m, 60m and 70m dynamic ropes from Sterling and Edelrid from 9.2mm up to 11mm. We also stock Melbourne’s largest range of high quality static rope from 1.5mm to 11mm, as well as webbing, shock cord and other bits and pieces which are all available by the metre.

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Dynamic Ropes

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Sterling Fusion Nano IX
9.0mm (60m)

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Sterling Evo Velocity
9.8mm (60m / 70m)

The Nano 9.0mm, with its super skinny construction offers high end performance and long term durability on extreme onsights, redpoints, and alpine routes. NOTE: Due to these ropes' small diameters, it is recommended they only be used for onsights, redpoints, and NOT for top-roping or working of routes. Dry version available.

Just the right amount of stiffness, so your rope doesn't flop during critical clips and its silky smooth sheath withstands abrasion and slides effortlessly to reduce rope drag. This is the rope of choice for Chris Sharma and is what he uses for working the toughest routes. A dry-treated version is available in 60m.

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Sterling Marathon
10.1mm (50m / 60m / 70m)

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Sterling Marathon
10.4mm (50m / 60m)

The Marathon Pro can easily be described as the best all around rope for durability and handling. Marathon series are constructed with a thicker sheath for durability and long lasting performance. It features a low impact force and as with all of Sterling ropes, DryCore.

At 10.4mm, the Sport is designed to be light and versatile, yet still very durable with great handling. This mid-size Marathon also features the Sterling DryCore. Marathon series are constructed with a thicker sheath for durability and long lasting performance.

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Edelrid Tjuringa
10mm (50m)

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Edelrid Tjuringa
10mm (60m)

A short rope can be handy if you don’t often climb long pitches or climb mostly in the gym where the walls are short. It has the same durability and good handling as the 60m version of the Edelrid Tjuringa.

A solid, good choice for an all-round 60-metre rope. The Tjuringa was specially produced by Edelrid for Australia. It has Thermo Shield treatment, which gives the rope the handling and suppleness that Edelrid is famous for.

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Edelrid Taipan
10mm (70m)

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Edelrid Tower 10.5mm 200m

A brand new 10mm Edelrid climbing rope, upcycled from leftover yarns to reduce waste. The use of leftover yarns means that each rope is unique - colours and designs are assorted but otherwise it has all the same characteristics as a normal climbing rope. Naturally, it complies with all the applicable safety standards. The Edelrid Taipan contains no splices (as with all Edelrid ropes). There is no compromise on the quality of this rope. This quality single rope is also bluesign certified and made in Germany.

The edelrid Tower rope is designed specifically for the harsh environments of indoor climbing gyms and natural climbing environments. At 10.5mm the Edelrid Tower rope offers zero sheath slippage, this rope is sure to outlast the competition! Great for top-rope set ups.

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Edelrid Cobra
10.3mm (50m / 60m)

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Edelrid Parrot
9.8mm (60m)

The Cobra makes a good, durable top-roping / workhose rope. It’s great value and has all of Edelrid’s great handling characteristics.

 A rope with an ecological footprint! Made from Edelrid’s high-quality leftover yarns, its strength, quality and handling are identical to other Edelrid ropes. A Bluesign product.

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Edelrid Tommy Pro Dry DT
9.6mm (60m)

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Edelrid Sinai Dry
8.3mm (60m)

This is a premium rope developed with Tommy Caldwell of Dawn Wall fame. It has a high sheath proportion that makes it great for working routes or big-wall climbing. This rope changes pattern (not colour) in the centre so you can tell where the middle of the rope is.

Dry-treated half ropes that are dry treated for water- and dirt-repellent properties. Fast-drying, environmentally friendly, high-quality and doesn’t freeze easily in cold temperatures.

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Edelrid Starling Pro Dry
8.2mm (60m)

 

 

This is a robust half-rope; a good choice for your first set of doubles. It’s a dry-treated for dirt and water-resistance, making it a good choice for alpine adventures or trad climbing.

 

Static Ropes (per metre)

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Sterling Superstatic 11mm

Sold per metre off 200m reels. Sterling make the best quality static rope. Sterling's SuperStatic ropes are 100% nylon. They are designed with a supple, durable sheath to reduce bulk and stiffness and provide smoother rappels. Their tough, resilent cores are engineered to provide strength, proper elongation and exceptional handling. These ropes are easy to knot, stay round over an edge, and have minimal elongation when under load. 

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Sterling static accessory rope

1.5 to 8mm accessory cord.Sold per metre off the reel. Useful for a wide variety of purposes.

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