This guide is in no way meant to replace the wonderful plethora of information compiled by the rest of the Bay Area rope community. This particular guide should be seen as the quick-start manual for getting into rope, and as such, is more limited in scope. Read each one of the links posted here, and you'll be well beyond beginner in no time at all! Good luck, be safe, and have fun!
- Below are the recommended sellers for specific rope types. While everyone's styles are different, through trial and error, these are the most consistent and balanced vendors (on the basis of price, quality, feel, shipping time, durability, etc.)
Step 3: Get Tying!
For further reading, check out the full roping resource here.