kernmantel rope

kernmantel rope

(ˈkɜːnˌmæntəl)
n
(Mountaineering) mountaineering a rope made of many straight nylon fibres within a plaited sheath; used for its tensile strength, freedom from twisting, and elasticity
[C20: from German Kernmantel, from Kern core + Mantel coat, casing]
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As I inch-wormed my way up the kernmantel rope, I was told to take my time and pause to enjoy the view.