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Article: Climbing Ropes Explained
"While ropes are not adversely affected simply by getting wet, they do, however, absorb water easily, which greatly increases its weight, making it that much harder to climb."

Climbing ropes are fairly affected by water - see this interesting test: http://www.singingrock.cz/article.asp?nArticleID=535&nLanguageID=2