Arborfreak 12mm Climbing Rope

$127.00 to $242.00
$127.00 to $242.00


MATERIALNylon / Polyester
DIAMETER12mm (1/2")


A new look for a tried and tested rope construction! Arborfreak 16-strand ropes will be popular with climbers who want durability and ease of handling.

A durable 16-strand line, Arborfreak offers the maximum firmness for all climbing techniques. Providing an easy grip, Arborfreak has low stretch and excellent knot-holding capability. Spliceable at both ends without milking, it is easy to inspect.

Looking for a high-performance Arborist Climbing Rope with high strength and great feel? Samson Arborfreak is for you. No other rope we stock has the same combination of strength, performance, and durability and comes in a number of color patterns to suit your needs. This rope is an excellent balance of high strength (6,500 lb. spliced) and low weight (7.7 lb. per 100 ft).


  • Manufacturer: Samson
  • Diameter: 12mm (1/2")
  • Construction: 16-strand
  • Tensile strength: 6,500 lb ABS
  • Elongation: 3% at 10% ABS
  • Weight per 100': 7.7 lb
  • Spliceable: Yes - Class I Eye Splice
  • Sewn Eyes: Yes
  • Made in the USA

Arborfreak is available in custom lengths on our bulk climbing rope page.

Arborfreak is available on a 600' reel on our climbing rope reels page.

You can add additional eyes on our rope splicing service page.

Ratings & Reviews

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10/15/2023 10:21 am

Good replacement for BigFoot

by John

I have been climbing BigFoot since 2016 in 1/2". It works well with the HitchHiker as single or doubled line. I believe ArborFreak is the replacement for BigFoot since it has the same specs. If so, this line is durable and strong from my experience using almost every climb.

10/17/2023 9:46 pm

Class one eye splice is a joke!

by Shane

This is impossible to splice!