Maxim KM III

rated 5.0 of 5 stars (1)
photo: Maxim KM III static rope

Specs

Price Historic Range: $88.83-$477.00

Reviews

As a person who deals with climbing ropes on a near-daily basis, I find New England Ropes to be the best on the market. The Maxim KM III is an example of a quality, static rope and is my choice in situations that do not warrant a dynamic rope.

Pros

  • Durable
  • Quality

Cons

  • A bit stretchy for being a "static" rope

I have been using New England's dynamic and static ropes for nearly 13 years on the Adventure Challenge Courses I manage. I think they are the best ropes in the industry. I've gone through dozens of ropes and belayed thousands of climbers. I've never had a single complaint about my NE ropes.


50-RC-5-08.jpg
Four climbers on my Adventure challenge course
using New England rope

Although it is a static rope, I still find the Maxim KM III to have a bit too much stretch for rope ascending, as is needful for most cavers.

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: wholesale

Where to Buy

Help support this site by making your next gear purchase through one of the links above. Click a link, buy what you need, and the seller will contribute a portion of the purchase price to support Trailspace's independent gear reviews.

You May Like