When you're up a tree, your life literally depends on your climbing line, that's why we bring you the best tree climbing ropes to choose from. The arborist climbing lines you see below meet the ANSI safety standards for arboriculture and give you a wide selection of safe climbing ropes.
If you need help selecting the right arborist climbing line for you, feel free to contact us online or by telephone.
Never use a rope for climbing that has been used for rigging. (You can see our rigging lines in our rigging rope section.)
Arborist climbing lines, even 600’ reels are eligible for our free shipping offer!
View our wide selection of arborist climbing lines divided by brand, or browse all of our ropes below. WesSpur carries Samson, Yale, and New England climbing lines.
ArborMaster® (including Blue Streak and the new Bigfoot colors) by Samson is our most popular premium climbing line. ArborMaster® is a 16 strand with great performance. Choice of 4 colors.
The first climbing line designed strictly for arborists. This 12-strand rope is still very popular for it's abrasion resistance and economical cost. Also available here as a rigging line.
Super-lightweight double-braid climbing lines from Yale. Blaze & Bandit are each 24-strand, 11mm (7/16”) spliceable double braids that give you your choice of hi-vis or camo colors.
BlueMoon is an 11.7 mm (7/16”) double-braid that is light, yet durable, and runs very well in hardware. BlueMoon is made by Yale cordage, and is very popular with many climbers.
Buzzz line is a 12 strand, very pliable 1/2” climbing line with excellent visibility. Constructed for maximum abrasion resistance and great handling. Extremely supple.
Escalator by New England Ropes is a premium kernmantle access line that makes long ascents as smooth as riding an escalator. Premium canopy entry-line.
The Fly by New England is the first spliceable kernmantle arborist rope. Fly rope is 7/16”, lightweight, and handles well. Works best when running through hardware. Available in red or bright green (Dragonfly).
Sterling HTP Static is a popular, light-weight static rope that is popular amongst climbers seeking high-strength, low-stretch, and light-weight ropes. Good for SRT, tower work, and anywhere these qualities are needed most.
Yale Imori rope is a lightweight, full-bodied climbing line designed to be extra-easy to grip and ergonomic.
Yale's Kernmaster is a Kernmantle climb line with good energy absorption which performs more like a 24-strand than other kernmantles, allowing for both access and DdRT climbing using quick hitches.
Teufelberger Platinum is a premium kernmantle line whose cover is mechanically joined to the core at intervals for a line with zero cover slippage. Excellent rappel line, and can be used for canopy access.
Safety Blue by New England Ropes is a premium 16 strand climbing line with a unique safety core which warns of excessive rope wear. White or orange available.
Samson's Static Kernmantle is an excellent, low-stretch and high-strength rope which can be used as a small-diameter climbing line where they are allowed. Lightweight!
A super-lightweight double-braid climbing line from New-England. Tachyon is a 24 strand 11mm (7/16”) spliceable braid that is very easy to see in the tree and handles great.
True Blue by Samson is a popular 12 strand climbing line that is very supple, has high breaking strength, and easy to knot. Solid blue coloring is easy to spot.
Velocity by Samson is a super lightweight 7/16” double-braid climbing line. It works great for foot locking, is abrasion resistant, and best of all weighs far less than most other ropes.
Samson's new Vortex climbing line is designed for folks who love climbing on Velocity but want the feel of a 1/2” climbing line. Easier to grip. High strength, lightweight, knots well, and works great in hardware.
Yale XTC 12-Strand is a popular 12-strand hollow braid that is economical, light weight, and strong. Resists snagging and works well in wet conditions.