【HIGH STRENGTH NYLON ROPE】The length of this prusik cord is 30”/45” ,and the diameter is 10.5mm(2/5”) , breaking strength at 27KN(approximately 6172lb). Pre-sewn eye-to-eye prusik cord is made from the high performing, heat resistant, abrasion-resistance.
【MULTIFUNCTIONAL APPLICATIONS】Being a useful rope-grab for rope-rescue applications, prusiks are popular for rock climbing, canyoneering, mountaineering, caving, rope rescue applications, ziplining, arborists, rappelling, ascending the line, handcuffs, tree climbing, window cleaning.
【FLEXIBLE & EASY TO TIE KNOT】Climbers carry Prusik cords mainly for emergency use, as they are lighter than other options. Prusiks are fast to place on a rope, and with practice can be placed with one hand. The loops of cord can be used as slings, and are thus multi-functional in a climbing environment.
【COMPARED TO TRADITIONAL PRUSIK CORD】Prusiks provide a strong attachment that will not damage or break the rope, and so are used in some rope-rescue techniques. Prusiks are good to use in hauling systems where multiple rope-grabs may be needed, and where mechanical rope-grabs are not available.
【RELATED HITCHES】Although prusik can be used in a general way, the Prusik hitch is a specific hitch. The two main alternatives are the Bachmann knot and the Klemheist knot. Another variation is the Autoblock or French Prusik, used by some people as a backup knot while rappelling.