How to Uncoil Your New Climbing Rope

 

If you uncoil a brand new rope the wrong way, you could be stuck with a tangled mess and kinks in your rope. The factory coiling process puts a twist in the rope, which will need to be taken out as you uncoil it. This video features Sterling Athlete and IFMGA Mountain Guide Mark Smiley showing a simple trick in how to uncoil a brand new climbing rope. He explains how to tie the end of the rope back to itself so you can uncoil it without issue. This leaves your rope twist-free and ready for action! Video credit: www.mtnsense.com.

 

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