Climbing ropes! The Wilderness Shop stocks a wide range of 50-metre, 60-metre and 70-metre dynamic ropes specifically designed for climbing, from brands Sterling and Edelrid, in various diameters. We know which are the best ropes for sport climbing, best ropes for trad climbing, best ropes for top-roping and best ropes for the climbing gym. All our ropes are selected because they handle well, are high quality and certified for climbing. In addition to dynamic climbing rope, we also stock static climbing rope for top-rope setups, caving and canyoning. Plus, we have a big selection of webbing, shock cord and other bits and pieces that are all available by the metre.

dynamic climbing ropes

9.8MM (40M)



This special gym rope has a particularly strong sheath. If you're leading a lot in the climbing gym, this is the ideal rope for you. It's only 40 metres, long enough for most gyms, but not so long you need to manage lots of unnecessary rope. Made in Germany like all of Edelrid's high-quality rope, the Edelrid Boa has double-braid sheath construction for an especially compact and smooth structure. 3D lap-coiled, which means you can use it immediately without having to spend a load of time uncoiling. Thermo Shield treatment for superior handling.
Available in-store.



sterling fusion nano ix Dry
9mm (60m)
dynamic climbing rope

sterling evo velocity
9.2mm (60m / 70m)
dynamic climbing rope



The Sterling Fusion Nano IX 9mm dynamic climbing rope, with its super-skinny construction, offers high-end performance and long-term durability on extreme onsights, redpoints and alpine routes. NOTE: Due to these ropes' small diameters, it is recommended they only be used for onsights, redpoints, and NOT for top-roping or working of routes.
Available in-store.

The Sterling Evo Velocity 9.2mm has just the right amount of stiffness, so your rope doesn't flop during critical clips. Its silky-smooth sheath withstands abrasion and slides effortlessly to reduce rope drag. This is the rope of choice for Chris Sharma and is what he uses for working the toughest routes. Our staff also use have their rope in their own personal kits. A dry-treated version is available in 60m.
60m $379.95, 70m $459.95
60m Dry $459.95 Available in-store.



sterling marathon pro
10.1mm (50m / 60m / 70m)
dynamic climbing rope

sterling marathon sport
10.4mm (50m / 60m)
dynamic climbing rope



The Sterling Marathon Pro dynamic climbing rope can easily be described as the best all-round rope for durability and handling. The Sterling Marathon Series ropes are constructed with a thicker sheath for durability and long-lasting performance. This dynamic climbing rope features a low-impact force and, as with all of Sterling climbing ropes, DryCore.
50m $319.95, 60m $389.95
70m $449.95 Available in-store.

The Sterling Marathon Sport, at 10.4mm, is a dynamic climbing rope designed to be light and versatile, yet still very durable and with great handling. This mid-size Sterling Marathon rope also features the Sterling DryCore. Sterling's Marathon Series ropes are constructed with a thicker sheath for durability and long-lasting performance.
50m $329.95, 60m $399.95
Available in-store.



edelrid tjuringa
10mm (50m)
dynamic climbing rope

edelrid tjuringa
10mm (60m)
dynamic climbing rope



A short climbing rope can be handy if you don’t often climb long pitches, or you climb mostly in the gym, where the walls are short. This 50-metre climbing rope has the same durability and good handling as the 60-metre version of the Edelrid Tjuringa.
Available in-store.

The Edelrid Tjuringa is a solid, good choice for an all-round 60-metre dynamic climbing rope. The Edelrid Tjuringa was specially produced by Edelrid for Australian climbers. This dynamic climbing rope has Thermo Shield treatment, which gives the rope the handling and suppleness that Edelrid is famous for.
Available in-store.



edelrid tommy pro dry dt
9.6mm (60m)
dynamic climbing rope

edelrid tower
10.5mm (200m roll)
dynamic climbing rope



The Edelrid Tommy Pro Dry DT climbing rope is a premium dynamic climbing rope developed with Tommy Caldwell, a climber of Dawn Wall fame. The Edelrid Tommy Pro Dry DT has a high sheath proportion, which makes it great for working routes or big-wall climbing. This dynamic climbing rope changes pattern (not colour) in the centre, so you can easily tell where the middle of the rope is.
$439.95 Available in-store.

The Edelrid Tower climbing rope is designed specifically for the harsh environments of indoor climbing gyms and natural climbing environments. At 10.5mm in diameter, the Edelrid Tower rope offers zero sheath slippage. This rope is sure to outlast the competition! Great for top-rope set ups.
$6.50 Per Meter Available in-store.



edelrid cobra
10.3mm (50m / 60m)
dynamic climbing rope

edelrid parrot
9.8mm (60m / 70M)
dynamic climbing rope



Climbing rope ideal for top-roping, or as a workhorse rope. The Edelrid Cobra is durable, great value and has all of Edelrid’s great handling characteristics.
50m: $239.95
60m: $279.95
Available in-store.

An eco-friendly climbing rope? Yes: the Edelrid Parrot is a dynamic climbing rope with an ecological footprint! Made from Edelrid’s high-quality leftover yarns, its strength, quality and handling are identical to other Edelrid ropes. A bluesign product.
60m: $259.95
70M: $299.95
 Available in-store.



edelrid starling pro dry
8.2mm (60m)
half rope




The Edelrid Starling Pro Dry is a robust 'half rope'; a good choice for your first set of doubles. It’s a dry-treated dynamic climbing rope for dirt and water-resistance, making this rope a good choice for alpine adventures or trad climbing.
$299.95 Available in-store.




static ropes (per metre)

sterling superstatic
static rope

sterling static
accessory rope / accessory cord



Sterling Superstatic 11mm is sold per metre off 200m reels. Sterling makes the best quality static rope. Sterling's SuperStatic ropes are 100% nylon. They are designed with a supple, durable sheath to reduce bulk and stiffness and provide smoother abseils. Their tough, resilent cores are engineered to provide strength, proper elongation and exceptional handling. These ropes are easy to knot, stay round over an edge, and have minimal elongation when under load.
$6.50 Per Meter
Available in-store.

Accessory cord from 1.5mm to 8mm in diameter.Sold per metre, off the reel. Useful for a variety of purposes.
Available in-store.







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