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How to Choose Cord and Webbing

When you decide to go for a climbing adventure, a well stocked rack is as vital as any other climbing gear. Let us discuss below how important it is to choose and use Climbing rope cord, and webbing during climbing;

Climbing Webbing

Trad climbers use to take additional webbing to adjust the length of slings for building or extending an anchor. Webbing is available in two major types such as tubular webbing and flat webbing. Webbing is made of high quality nylon material.
Climbing webbing is heavier, thicker, and slicker in nature and is extremely durable. It is easy to tie climbing webbing and they are stronger and durable. Petzl, Salewa, La Sportiva, Black Diamond, and Mammut manufacture a variety of webbing and cords for climbers.

Climbing Cord

For creating custom length slings, most trad climbers use cord as it is helpful in anchor construction. The cord is available in different sizes and usually comes from 1mm up to 9mm and even greater. Mostly, cords are available in two types of materials such as Perlon a kind of nylon and UHMW polyethylene. Both the materials are ideal for climbing and offer particular strength, potential use, weight, and longevity. Rock climbing rope is affordable and holds the knots tightly.

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