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Description of Sterling Rope Marathon Half 8.8mm RopeAn alpinists dream half-rope. Its 8.8mm diameter makes it the choice for Shivling, North Face of the Eiger, or Exum Ridge. Light and compact, its ideal for speed ascents. The tough Marathon sheath protects against the most abrasive rock conditions. Also available as a Biathlon Half. Features8.8mm rope
- US Outdoor Store
The Marathon Half 8.8mm Rope by Sterling. A half rope with the durability of a single. Features of the Marathon Half 8.8mm Rope by Sterling Abrasion resistant sheath Available as an AT rope
This half rope is built to last with a beefed up outer sheath that can hold up to sharp rocky edges. Sterling's 8.8mm Marathon Half is great for glacier travel and alpine ascents where you need your rope to be able to take some abuse without being overly heavy. It is also available in shorter lengths to accommodate smaller teams on glaciers.
- Mountain Gear
Sterling's superlight Marathon Half Rope serves you well when you're facing long approaches and alpine ascents, especially if you're trying to do it all in a single day. There's a lot you can do in a day, and the Marathon can handle it all, giving durability that makes single ropes look like aerosol string.
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