Colour codes for rope and pole lengths

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It is useful to paint the ends of your ropes and pioneering poles with some oil-based paint that matches the below colours for their appropriate lengths. This allows easy access to the correct length.

black 0 - 1 meter
brown 1 meter
red 2 meters
orange 3 meters
yellow 4 meters
green 5 meters
blue 6 meters
violet 7 meters
grey 8 meters
white 9 meters