Choosing a Rope

Types of Ropes   Static and low stretch ropes are designed for radically different uses than dynamic ropes and therefore have significantly different properties. Static and low stretch ropes are designed for rappelling, ascending, lowering, and raising operations where the load is supported by the rope and there should never be any slack in the…

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Cordage Institute Standards

The Cordage Institute is the only organization in the USA dedicated solely to rope manufacturing and raw materials. It is important to note, however, that not all Cordage Institute standards are relevant to Life Safety ropes. For example, CI-1201 – CI-1313 standards are relevant to COMMODITY ropes, and not to LIFE SAFETY ropes. “Resulting in…

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PMI at work and play

Rope Access Technicians and other workers who use PMI ropes to access their workspaces generally know quite a bit about Rock Climbing. Not all Rock Climbers know about Rope Access.  Here are some fun and general differences between Rock Climbing and Rope Access. Of course, there are exceptions to every rule! 1. Rock Climbers use…

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Pigeon Mountain Industries & Richard Delaney’s RopeLab Team Up

Pigeon Mountain Industries’ Vertical Rescue Solutions is thrilled to partner with Richard Delaney’s RopeLab on September 21st  to the 26th. This 5-Day Back Country Rescue Workshop will break new ground for both companies. The Workshop is currently SOLD OUT, but you can still find more Vertical Rescue Solutions classes at our website www.pmirope.com Richard Delaney’s  workshops…

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PMI Expands to Better Serve You

Denver, Colorado: September 1, 2018 Pigeon Mountain Industries, the nation’s leading provider of high-quality safety, rescue and climbing gear is expanding. On September 1, 2018 PMI is moving its Denver training facility and sales offices to a larger location at 4459 Jason Street Denver, CO 80211. According to PMI CEO Loui McCurley, the new facility…

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