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Sterling RIT Cord

Sterling RIT (Right In Trees) Cord is a friction hitch cord which is available in a wide-range of pre-sewn prusiks and also in bulk. RIT cord has a unique feel, combining softness with a firm, round, shape. RIT cord has excellent heat-resistance and abrasion-resistance, and performs well across a wide range of ropes.

This video from Sterling Ropes demonstrates multiple friction hitches tied with RIT cord prusiks. Sterling RIT Cord video.

RIT Cord 9mm

RIT Cord 9mm

30” Sewn Prusik
CLI339
Bulk Cord (by the foot)
ROP356

Sterling's popular RIT cord is available in a mid-sized 9mm. This unique size works well on a wide range of ropes, from 11mm to 13mm. RIT cord is heat-resistant and has a round body that holds its shape well.

  • Cord Tensile Strength: 6,970 lb
  • Heat Resistant: Yes
  • Construction: Aramid sheath with polyester core
Sterling RIT Cord by the Foot

Sterling 8mm (5/16”) RIT Cord by the Foot

5/16” Bulk
  rop354

Sterling 8mm RIT x Cord 20'

5/16” x 20'
rop355

Sterling's RIT ("Right in Trees") cord is a 5/16" hitch cord that is heat-resistant and high-performance. 5,485 lb. Average Break Strength.

Sterling RIT 8mmx 30” Eye to Eye Prusik

Sterling RIT 8mmx 30" Eye to Eye Prusik

CLI359

RIT = "Right In Trees" - the name of Sterling's high-performance, heat-resistant hitch cord. The RIT prusik provides consistent and even friction on a wide range of climbing lines. Meets ANSI standards.

RIT cord is also available in bulk cord.

Sterling RIT 8mm x 16" Bound Loop Prusik

Sterling RIT 8mm x 16" Bound Loop Prusik

cli360

The same 8mm RIT ("Right In Trees") high-performance, heat-resistant hitch cord is now available in an innovative design that gives a versatile alternative to bulky knots. Great for rigging, climbing, and lanyard adjustment. The bound loop size is adjustable, giving you even more options for different needs.

This short video shows the adjustment of RIT bound loop prusiks.

RIT cord is also available in bulk cord.

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Sterling RIT 8mm Bound Loop Prusik with Ring

Sterling RIT 8mm Bound Loop Prusik with Ring

cli361

8mm RIT ("Right In Trees") adjustable prusik with 1 5/8” diameter (1 1/16" inside diameter) aluminum ring to give you greater options for rigging, climbing, and lanyard adjustment.

This short video shows the adjustment of RIT bound loop prusiks.

RIT cord is also available in bulk cord.

Sterling RIT 8mm Thimble Prusik

Sterling RIT 8mm Thimble Prusik

cli358

8mm RIT ("Right In Trees") prusik with thimble spliced into the eye.

RIT cord is also available in bulk cord.

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