Monday, April 20, 2009

How it's Made: Climbing Ropes

The Discovery Channel has a wonderfully engaging television show entitled, How it's Made. They recently ran an episode on how ropes are made with a focus on climbing ropes and yachting ropes.

Check out the video below:

Sterling Ropes also produced a video on how climbing ropes are made. Though the production values of this video are a little bit lower than that of the Discovery Channel show, there is a great deal more specific information about climbing rope construction. There are also a few goofy jokes that make this video fun to watch.

See the Sterling video below:

--Jason D. Martin

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