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Gym Climbing Rope

gym-climbing-ropeGym climbing ropes are a favourite of the military, schools and gyms, and a great way to improve all-round fitness and strength. 

Our gym climbing rope is available in Synthetic Hemp, in 24mm, 28mm, 32mm and 36mm thickness. Made to order to custom length with a steel thimble at one end, and whipped at the other end to prevent unravelling. Add bow shackle for installation. 

Key properties at a glance: 

  • Available in custom lengths 
  • Kind to hands and good grip qualities
  • Rot, mould, UV resistant 
  • Suitable for outdoor use
  • Easy to knot, with good knot retention
  • Low stretch

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  • £2.98
    Diameter : 24mm
    Length : Custom
    Weight Per 220m : 53kg
    Break load : 4930 KG
    Material : Synthetic Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Moderate
    UV Resistance : Good
    Melting Point : 165C
    Rot Resistant : Yes
    Density : 0.91
    Quality Standard : ISO 9002
  • £4.03
    Diameter : 28mm
    Length : Custom
    Weight Per 220m : 72kg
    Material : Synthetic Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Moderate
    UV Resistance : Good
    Melting Point : 165C
    Rot Resistant : Yes
    Density : 0.91
    Quality Standard : ISO 9002
  • £5.04
    Diameter : 32mm
    Length : Custom
    Weight Per 220m : 94kg
    Material : Synthetic Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Moderate
    UV Resistance : Good
    Melting Point : 165C
    Rot Resistant : Yes
    Density : 0.91
    Quality Standard : ISO 9002
  • £6.62
    Diameter : 36mm
    Length : Custom
    Material : Synthetic Hemp
    Construction : Twisted 3 strand
    Colour : Natural
    Stretch : Low elasticity
    Abrasion resistance : Moderate
    UV Resistance : Good
    Melting Point : 165C
    Rot Resistant : Yes
    Density : 0.91
    Quality Standard : ISO 9002

Gym Climbing Rope Technical Details

Key Info

Properties Description
Material 

Synthetic Hemp: man-made fibre with Polypropylene base

Feel 

Soft to touch and kind to hands, with hairy surface that enables good grip. 

Less likely to cause friction burns than natural fibre alternatives

Tensile strength

Good. Stronger than natural fibre options. NOTE: Strength may weaken with knotting

Stretch (elasticity)

Low

Resistant to:UV, rot, water. Moderate abrasion resistance. Suitable for outdoor use
StorageDry or wet
Ability to knotKnots easily and holds knots well

FAQs

What are the health benefits of using a gym climbing rope?
It can increase strength, cardiovascular fitness and weight-loss. The muscles used are extensive and include: fingers, forearms, back, shoulders, core and legs. 

How do I safely use a climbing rope?
The strength required to climb vertically using only your arms can take some time to build. However, there are ways you can safely use it as you work up to this goal. One such way is the ‘S-Loop’, which involves wrapping the bottom of the rope around one leg, essentially enabling you to stand using that leg and taking some of the strain off your upper body.

What is the best diameter for climbing?
As a general rule, the thinner something is the easier it is to grip. If you are new to this exercise, you might want to start with the 24mm. The advantage of a bigger diameter is that it focuses on grip strength and is more difficult so if you’re more experienced, we would recommend the 32mm or 36mm options.

Why is Synthetic Hemp suitable for outdoor use?
Synthetic Hemp is rot, UV and abrasion resistant. As such it will resist elemental factors that would normally degrade natural fibre alternatives. As a result, it will last longer outdoors.

Common uses 

  • School gymnasium equipment
  • Leisure
  • Fitness tests

 

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