Polyplus Indoor Climbing Ropes
Polyplus. A soft polyester outer layer over a strong, lightweight, polypropylene core. Synthetic fiber won't rot in humid conditions. 1-1/2" (4 cm) dia.
Choosing a rope:
Step 1: Choose the knots, if any. Knot options encourage success for younger climbers.
No Knots. Traditional rope with no knots is a good choice for older ages, but for elementary students you may want to consider another option.
Rest Grip Knots. Woven and spliced into the rope at 18" (46 cm ) intervals to provide a better grip when ascending the rope, rest areas when descending.
Beginner Knots. Large knots tied in the rope itself that form platforms every 18 inches (46 cm) for assistance.
Step 2: Choose the length. Measure floor-to-ceiling height and deduct 1 foot (1/2 m) to determine your required length.
Step 3: Choose the end style.
Polyboot End. Nonraveling poly "boot" is permanently attached to rope-end.
Turk's Head Knot End. A popular option that adds stability and comfort for the climber. Leather seat and large knot provide a sure starting point as a "platform" foot hold.
NOTE: Mats, spotting, and supervision required when climbing.
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