Our Top Choice
Petzl Volta 9.2 mm Dynamic Single Rope
Taking their business from caving to climbing, Petzl knows what is required in harsh terrain and unexpected circumstances. They design gear to keep you prepared for anything.
Designed to be extra light and thin. UltraSonic Finish bonds the core and sheath at ends to avoid fraying and extend rope life. Available in 30M-100M.
Thin and elastic, designed for superb climbers and mountaineers. Not for beginners.
Mountaineering, elite climbing
Duratec Dry treatment
9.2mm -70M -55 g/m + others
6 Fall Rating Single
Edelweiss Curve Arc 9.8mm Unicore Rope
Edelweiss has strict safety standards and an outstanding design and technical development team who engineer reliable ropes for climbers and mountaineers.
A fluid and light rope that holds up well to tough falls. No bunching due to separation of the sheath and core, thanks to Unicore Technology. Comes with rope bag and tarp.
Bi-color pattern could be of a higher contrast.
Sport, crags, alpine, multi-pitch
9.8 mm- 60M- 64 g/m
8 Fall Rating
Sterling Rope Marathon Pro Dry Climbing Rope
Sterling offers a wide variety of ropes that you can rely on, so you can take it to the next level in your climbing game. They also have plenty of hardware, slings, and webbing.
Designed with a thicker sheath for durability, this rope is a workhorse. Extra dry with a low impact force that makes it safe to use and long lasting for rock and ice climbing.
Not the lightest rope on the market.
Trad, gym, toprope, solo
10.1 mm- 70M- 63 g/m
6 Fall Rating
Edelrid Swift Pro Dry 8.9mm
Edelrid designed the first kernmantle rope, and has been in business for over a century with innovations in climbing equipment and rope weaving.
Skinny to the max. Triple-threat rope that is certified as either a single, half, or twin rope. Handles well with triple-layer protection against the elements.
Not designed for toproping or working routes.
Pro, Thermo, Dry Shield
8.9mm- 70M -52 g/m
5 Fall Rating
BlueWater 9.7mm Dynamic Single Rope
BlueWater Ropes is an American-owned, family-run business who specializes in manufacturing reliable climbing ropes with a range of choices.
Soft falls. A smooth payout. Easy handling. Lots of color and pattern options. Substantial diameter, yet not too heavy. 60M, 70M, or 80M.
A little pricey, but worth the investment.
Double Dry Coating
9.7 mm - 60M- 61 g/m
8 Fall Rating