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Sterling Rope Marathon BiAthlon 10.1mm Climbing Rope - The Marathon BiAthlon 10.1mm Climbing Rope by Sterling Rope is a project workhorse! The Marathon Series are designed to outlast other ropes, and are made stronger to separate your experience from that of typical dynamic ropes. The Marathon ropes offer a higher denier sheath that creates outstanding abrasion resistance, while keeping the ropes soft and supple. The Marathon BiAthlon 10.1mm rope combines this durability, abrasion resistance, and easy handling to create a sturdy rope without tipping the too heavy scale. When you need a well built, but not overbuilt rope that will stand up to the wear and tear of your rigorous climbing, you need the Sterling Rope Marathon BiAthlon 10.1mm Climbing Rope!
The dual-pattern sheath on the Sterling Marathon Pro 10. 1mm Rope makes the line's center point stick out like a sore thumb and saves you tons of time on climbs and descents. Quick identification of the center point ensures both ends are equal when you're making the fifth rappel in a row, and lets you know if you have enough rope to lower your partner off the 15-bolt sport route he just sent. You'll love the easy rope management provided by the dual-pattern the next time you're re-stacking line at a hanging belay. The Sterling Marathon Pro is also extremely easy to clip thanks to its 10. 1mm diameter, and its light weight of 63g/m won't weight down your pack when you head out on another alpine approach.
Description of Sterling Biathlon Pro 10.1 mm Dry Climbing Rope The Biathlon Pro rope is a bi-pattern version of the new 10.1 mm, that exemplifies what a modern day climbing rope should be - a wrok rope and redpoint rope. Its sheath construction provides superior abrasion resistance for the abuse dished out when working routes. A lightweight and balanced contruction offers effortless clipping of gear. FeaturesDynamic Elongation 35.05Impact force 8.6 kNStatic Elongation 8.40 UIAA Falls 6 Weight 63 gm
- US Outdoor Store
The bi-pattern Sterling BiAthlon Pro 10.1mm Rope is ready to be put through the wringer. This work rope, redpoint and multi pitch rope has rave reviews for its smooth, pliant feel. The BiAthlon Pro provides superior abrasion resistance for the abuse dished out when working routes. And its lightweight, balanced construction offers effortless clipping of gear, which is a critical timesaver on redpoints.-- Bi-color or ''dual pattern'' sheath provides a dramatic color change in the middle to make finding the middle easy, quick and accurate, even in low light situations-- Excellent for working harder projects or for use on long multis/big walls-- Durable 10.1 diameter is very strong but still light enough for use on harder projects-- Generous elongation and relatively low impact force are kind on both the climber and belayer during lead falls-- Made in the USA
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