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Direction Up 13mm by Edelrid

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Direction Up 13mm by Edelrid

Direction Up 13mm (1/2”) by Edelrid

Buy Direction Up 13mm by Edelrid

13mm x 120’
13mm x 150’
12mm x 200’
12mm x 300’
590’ Reel
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**Reels of rope are charged a flat shipping fee in the continental US. Spools of rope up to 9/16" are oversized, & ship for $25 in areas covered by our free shipping offer. Spools of rope 5/8” and larger ship for $50 in these areas. Regular shipping rates apply in other areas.

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Direction Up is 24-strand climbing line from Edelrid in a full 1/2" (13mm) size. Like Samson's Vortex, Direction Up takes the 24-strand construction typically used for smaller lines (11mm) and uses it in a full-bodied line. This makes for light weight and high strength in an arborist climbing line with full grip. Direction Up is a solid choice for a high-performance arborist rope.

7,643 lb (34 kN) MBS - Weighs 7.7 lb. per 100’ - 24-strand Double Braid - Spliceable (Sewn Eyes)


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Additional Features

  • Full-size (13mm)
  • High-strength
  • Double-braid
  • Great handling
Manufacturer : Edelrid
Made in : Germany
Diameter (inches / mm) : 1/2" / 13mm
Max Strength : 7,643 lb (34 kN)
Construction : 24-strand
Weight per 100’ / 100m : 7.7 lb / 11.4 kg
Elastic Elongation : 2.8% at 10% ABS
Hand Spliceable : TBD
Sewn Spliceable : Yes

Safety & Technical Information

ANSI Z133-2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has released the ANSI Z133 safety requirements which apply to arboriculutral operations.

Arborist climbing lines are required to have a minimum breaking strength of 5,400 lb (24 kN) when new, and should be no smaller than 1/2” (12.7mm) unless the employee has been trained in the use of smaller line (down to 7/16” / 11mm), and the line's working elongation should not exceed 7% at 540 lb load.

Direction Up 13mm rope meets ANSI Z133-2012 standards.

The full ANSI Z133 safety requirements are available on our tree care standards page.



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