How To Coil A Climbing Rope

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How To Coil A Climbing Rope

If you’re using a rope in the mountains, it’s essential that you know how to coil a climbing rope. Whether you’re rock climbing, traveling across glaciers, or ski mountaineering a rope is an essential tool to add to your quiver for mountain safety. Coiling a rope is an essential skill for any mountain enthusiast.

There are multiple ways to coil a rope. Perhaps the best way to teach you how to coil a climbing rope is to show you using these 3 helpful videos from Petzl:

Butterfly Coil On Shoulder

How to coil a rope – Butterfly coil on shoulder from Petzl-sport on Vimeo.

Butterfly Coil In Hand

How to coil a rope – Butterfly coil hand from Petzl-sport on Vimeo.

Backpack Coil

How to coil a rope – Backpack coil from Petzl-sport on Vimeo.

Each of these methods to coil a climbing rope is useful. Watch the videos and learn how to do all them all. These skills will come in handy the next time you’re out and about in the mountains.

See Also: Essential Tips for Safer Rappelling