New England Ropes / Maxim Glider 9.9 mm

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The Glider series represents the ultimate in durability and reduced rope drag. Built to the same high performance standards as New England Apex products, ropes in the Glider series utilize TPT sheath, significantly reducing drag. This technology, according to Rock & Ice Magazine, "[creates] a fabulous feel without being soft and mushy... noticeably reduces drag... [and is a] real joy to handle with minimal kinking..." The Glider is the perfect sport and trad climbing rope, and is a good all-around choice for extreme free climbing.

- CampSaver.com

The Alex Honnold Signature Bi-Pattern Glider 9.9mm x 70m Dry Rope is a durable, light line with the supple feel New England Ropes are known for, making it great for cragging and alpine rock climbing.

- REI

The Glider™ series represents the ultimate in durability and reduced rope drag. Built to the same high performance standards as our Apex products, ropes in the Glider series utilize TPT™ sheath, significantly reducing drag. This technology, according to Rock & Ice Magazine, “[creates] a fabulous feel without being soft and mushy…noticeably reduces drag…[and is a] real joy to handle with minimal kinking…” The Glider is the perfect Sport and Trad climbing rope, and is a good all-around choice for extreme free climbing.

- Vargo Outdoors

Our Glider series represents the ultimate in durability and reduced rope drag. Built to the same high performance standards as our Apex products, ropes in the Glider series utilize our TPT (Twill Pattern Technology) sheath design, significantly reducing drag. It's the rope that Rock and Ice described as a fabulous feel without being soft and mushy...noticeably reduces drag...[and is a] real joy to handle with minimal kinking...

- GearX.com

The Maxim Glider 9.9mm Rope uses a Twill Pattern Technology sheath to provide the durability of a thick line with the amazing handling and lightweight of skinny ropes. By using single-pick construction to build the sheath, as is done on twin and half ropes, Maxim reduced both internal and external friction on the Glider to increase handling and durability. No longer will your rope fuzz up after three trips and wear out in a year. The Glider takes the abuse of the harshest rock with ease.

- Backcountry.com