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An excellent rope for both sport climbing and trad.

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new

Summary

An excellent rope for both sport climbing and trad.

Pros

  • Good strength-to-weight ratio
  • Handles well
  • Available in bi-color and 70 m

I bought a 70 m, bi-color (color change at midpoint) for use in El Potrero Chico. The length and color scheme facilitated two combining 100' pitches and efficient rappels off long sport routes. The 9.5 mm diameter is a reasonable compromise of weight and beefiness. The rope handles smoothly without feeling slick.

I also used it this fall leading trad in the Gunks. No complaints, and the 70 m length allowed us to sometimes combine what was normally two rappels (for a 60 m) into one. Sweet.

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