When should my rope be replaced? - Petzl Denmark

When should my rope be replaced?


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- When you no longer have confidence in it.

- If the sheath is too worn.

- If any defect is showing, like a hernia.

- If it has been subjected to a major fall (or load).

- If it has come into contact with chemicals

- If it is more than 10 years old