How to coil the rope? - Petzl USA
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How to coil the rope?

Carefully coil your rope to avoid twists.

Warnings

  • Read the technical notice before viewing the following techniques.
  • It is important to fully understand the information provided in the technical notice before using this complementary information
  • Mastering these techniques requires training.
  • Consult a professional before attempting to perform these techniques on your own.

Butterfly coil

  • Easy to learn, this coil reduces twists.
  • The loops can snag on branches when carrying.

It is also possible to coil a doubled rope, but this technique requires careful uncoiling.

Shoulder

Hand


Backpack coil

It is also possible to coil a doubled rope, but this technique requires careful uncoiling.


Mountaineer's coil

  • Very practical for carrying.
  • Requires more skill to avoid twists.