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Velocity Hot

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11mm x 120'
11mm x 150'
11mm x 200'
11mm x 600' 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" 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.

Velocity Hot with Hand-Spliced Tight-Eye


Velocity Hot with Viking (sewn) Tight-Eye


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Leave instructions for which splices go with which ropes in the 'comments' field during checkout, along with the sizes for any custom size eyes, and any instructions for thimbles, rope snaps, or other hardware to add to the splice. (Hardware must also be present in your cart to add it to the splice.)

11mm (7/16”) • 24-strand • 6,000 lb ABS • 2.2% elongation at 10% ABS • 5.6 lb per 100' • spliceable

Samson's Velocity Hot brings eye-popping color to the one of the lightest climbing lines we sell. This 7/16" premium arborist line was developed by Samson specifically for tree care professionals who need quick and easy access to the tops of trees without being weighed down. Velocity has a unique construction, being a 24 strand spliceable double braid. It maintains a spliced strength of 6,000 lb. Right out of the bag this rope has a broken in feel, is very flexible and runs well through hardware. This is the best climbing line for the weight-conscious arborist. Available in “Cool” (Green/Blue/White) or “Hot” (Orange/Red/White.)



  • Lightest line
  • Firm
  • Good for footlocking
  • Good knot holding
  • Works with hardware for 11mm ropes
  • Spliceable
Manufacturer : Samson
Made in : USA
Diameter : 7/16” / 11 mm
Average Strength : 6,000 lb / 2,700 kg
Construction : Double-braid
Material : Polyester / Nylon
Wt. per 100’/100m : 5.6 lb / 8.3 kg
Elastic Elongation : 2.2% at 10% ABS
Hand Spliceable : Yes
Sewn Spliceable : Yes

Samson Velocity Hot Splicing Instructions

Free Velocity Hot Rope splicing instructions from Samson's web site: Download splicing instructions

ANSI Z133-2017

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

Arborist Climbing Ropes 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.

Samson Velocity Hot rope meets ANSI Z133-2017 standards, so long as the user has been trained in the use of smaller diameter lines.

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

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