Paracord (Parachute Cord or “P” Cord) is a staple of the outdoor industry. Originally meant for the suspension lines of military parachutes, this cordage has made its way into the spotlight as a strong, lightweight, packable cordage option for the Outdoorsperson.
The kern (outer sheath) is made of nylon, with the mantle (inner strands) consisting of seven individual nylon strands. This paracord is rated for 550lbs. However, it is not rated for nor is it to be used for climbing or rappelling.
This 25′ hank is the perfect size for your shelter ridgeline.