The best static ropes, reviewed and curated by the Trailspace community. Stores' prices and availability are updated daily.
Recent Static Rope Reviews
PMI Max-Wear Sport 11mm
This is a tough rope. One of the longest lasting ropes on the market. Doesn't work well with certain devices like ATC's or Petzl Stop. Very resistant to abrasion, good for jugging. I have used these ropes for the past 9 years for cave exploration. Good quality and last longer than other ropes. It takes more abrasion and doesn't burn as easily during fast rappels. A good buy if you need a tough rope. Full review
Maxim KM III
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. 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… Full review
Petzl Vector 11 mm
I only used it once for some rappels and ascent with jumars. I'm disappointed with the rope overall. I know static rope are supposed to be stiff and abrasion resistance but the Petzl Vector is way too stiff. Hopefully it will loosen up with a few more use out of it. It's so stiff it might as well be a cable. Hard to even tie a simple figure 8 knot on it. Full review
BlueWater Ropes 8.0mm Canyon Pro
Absolutly the finest rope I have ever used and owned! Full review
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