Black Diamond 8.5 Dry
Black Diamond's durable half / twin rope for alpine, mixed, and ice climbing. The 8.5 Dry is a lightweight 8.5 mm rope with a full dry treatment that protects its core and sheath from moisture, dirt, and abrasion, making it suitable for all weather conditions. The 2x2 weave construction increases durability, and the middle marker makes the centre easily findable.
|TYPE||Half / Twin|
|NO. OF UIAA FALLS||(Half) 10, (Twin) 17|
|IMPACT FORCE||(Half) 5 kN, (Twin) 7.7 kN|
|DYNAMIC ELONGATION DURING FIRST FALL||(Half) 35%, (Twin) 33%|
|STATIC ELONGATION||(Half) 7%, (Twin) 7%|
|SHEATH SLIPPAGE||0.1 %|
|WEIGHT PER METRE||46 g|
• 2X2 Woven Sheath—Utilising a 2X2 weave construction, our standard sheath is built to withstand everyday use
• Durability and Handling Balance—Purpose-built to balance both durability and great handling
• Half/twin ropes must be used in pairs. Do not use as a single rope
With a core and sheath that are dry treated, Black Diamond's dry treated ropes are protected against weather from the inside out.