Beal is a small family enterprise situated in Vienne, France. Despite its modest size, Beal qualifies as the world’s premier manufacturer of climbing and security ropes. This leading position is explained by indisputable technical advances in the production process, and sale of the 8 million meters of rope annually.
Beal has been at the heart of the changes in the practice of climbing since the 80’s. Starting with Yannick Seigneur, then accelerating with Patrick Edlinger, the story of BEAL ropes has been marked by passion and research. Beal team members Patrick Edlinger, Lynn Hill, Yuji Hirayama and Fred Rouhling are fully integrated into its work. Beal listens to their suggestions and their test reports, as well as their emotions and enthusiasms, to be imbued with the evolution of the activity.