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The Petzl Paso Half 7.7mm Rope is a lightweight rope for Technical mountaineering and ice Climbing. The half rope Features a 7.7mm diameter that drops the weight to 42g per meter, pretty incredible when you're hefting yourself up the side of an cold, wet, and icy mountain. The Duratec Dry treatment and UltraSonic finish provides resistance to water, dirt and abrasion in cold, wet weather and greater durability while avoiding frayed ends. Tagged with a middle mark so you know right when you're smack-dab in the center so you can proceed appropriately with the next maneuver. Stay safe out there. Features of the Petzl Paso Half 7.7mm Rope Thin rope designed for very Technical practices: Thin diameter makes it lightweight Greater longevity and ease of use in any conditions Duratec Dry treatment: dry treatment makes the rope more resistant to water, dirt and abrasion Handling, grip and other characteristics Are retained longer in cold, wet conditions UltraSonic Finish: the core and the sheath Are bonded together at the rope ends; giving greater durability and avoiding frayed ends ClimbReady Coil: specific coil makes the rope ready for use; helps the user avoid initial uncoiling mistakes and increases longevity Middle Mark: indicates the middle of the rope to facilitate maneuvers EverFlex treatment: special thermal treatment stabilizes the core strands and improves consistency Offers excellent grip and consistent handling over time

- Moosejaw

Petzl focused on keeping its Paso Dry Climbing Rope as light as possible to keep the weight off whether you're climbing ice, mixed, or mountaineering. Its 7. 7-millimeter diameter makes this an excellent rope for very technical climbs across glaciers, through thin crevices, and up steep precipices. Petzl treated this rope with Duratec Dry to resist water, dirt, and abrasion as well as to enhance grip and handling in cold, wet conditions. The EverFlex treatment stabilizes the core's strands to help even more with consistent handling, and an UltraSonic finish bonds the core to the sheathe to eliminate frayed ends and increase this rope's overall durability. The ClimbReady Coil lets you uncoil this rope out of its package without tangles. So, go climbing already.

- Backcountry.com

With a diameter of 7.7 mm and an extremely light weight, the Petzl PASO 7.7 rope is designed for ice climbing or technical mountaineering in cold, wet conditions. This rope benefits from the Duratec Dry treatment to improve longevity and performance in any conditions.

- Mountain Gear

Built for climbs in cold, wet conditions, the Petzl Paso 7.7 dry climbing rope is a lightweight dream come true for ice climbers and technical mountaineers.. . . . Thin, lightweight rope is designed for technical climbs in ice, snow, or mixed conditions; certified as both a half rope and twin rope. Treated with Duratec Dry for greater resistance to water, dirt, and abrasion; handling and grip are retained longer when climbing in cold, wet conditions. UltraSonic finish bonds core and sheath together at the ends for better durability and less fraying. ClimbReady coil makes the rope ready for immediate use and helps the user avoid initial uncoiling mistakes. EverFlex treatment stabilizes the core strands for excellent grip and more consistent rope handling over time. Middle mark indicates the center point for safer rope management

- EMS

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