Do you ever wash your climbing rope? No? Well this week's video might make you consider it. Hard Is Easy are back with another geeky video from the Mammut testing labs and this time it's the turn of dirty ropes. Taking a deep dive into effects of dirt on your climbing ropes durability, Ben finds out whether it's a good idea to wash your climbing rope or not. Testing this on both dry treated and normally finished ropes, the results are pretty surprising... Enjoy!
If this video has you reaching for your dirty climbing rope then why not check out our Climbing Rope Cleaning Guide here.