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CMC Rescue Prusik Cord / Load Release Hitch Cord, 50'

CMC Rescue Prusik Cord / Load Release Hitch Cord, 50'


The most important attributes of a cord used for Prusik Hitches are diameter and consistency in handling. Once you have determined the Prusik Hitch that works best on your host rope, you want the same performance every time you replace it. CMC Rescue Prusik Cord gives you that consistence performance.
  • Right balance of suppleness for reliable activation, but is not so soft that it wears out rapidly
  • Made of nylon with a torque-free, kernmantle construction
  • Solid colors help you discriminate between cord designed for Prusik Hitches and climber's accessory cords
  • Two color choices in the 8mm diameters allow you to use a separate color for each length Prusik in a Tandem Prusik Belay System
  • Manufactured by New England Ropes
  • Diameter: 8mm (7mm in Blue)
  • Length: 50 ft.
  • 7mm M.B.S.: 2,200 lbs.
  • 8mm M.B.S.: 2,875 lbs.
  • Color: Blue, Teal
  • Important Note on Prusik Hitches: The performance parameters of Prusik Hitches used to belay rescue systems have received only limited investigation through reproducible testing. Several questions remain open such as the ef(more...)