Edelrid Starling 8.2mm Climbing Rope 5052-498

Edelrid Starling 8.2mm Climbing Rope

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Show Description

Looking for a half/twin-rope that won't break the bank? Or maybe you just need a short-ish section of rope for glacier travel? The Starling fits the bill. It's light to carry and pack and won't crush your budget.

  • Certified as a twin and half rope.
  • Pro Dry finish provides durable water and dirt protection to UIAA standard.
  • Thermo-shield treatment result in a great feel and handling characteristics.
  • Bluesign® certified rope ensures that environmental impact is minimized.
  • Sold by the meter.
  • Specs shown are for use as a half rope.
  • When used as a twin rope, the specs are as follows (based on tests with 2 strands): Dynamic elongation: 29% Static elongation: 9% Impact force: 10.2kN UIAA fall rating: 30

Tech specs

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Weight 47g
Ideal for
  • Trad climbing
  • Ice climbing
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Twin
  • Half

Dry ropes have a water-resistant treatment on both core and sheath. Dry (UIAA certified) ropes have both core and sheath treated, plus meet the UIAA Water Repellent standard by passing a stringent test where a soaked rope cannot absorb more than 5% of the rope's weight.

Dry (UIAA certified)
Dynamic elongation

Maximum elongation in the first UIAA test fall, where a weight is attached to the rope and then dropped. Higher numbers indicate stretchier ropes.

Static elongation

In controlled tests, a weight is suspended from the rope (not dropped). Higher numbers indicate stretchier ropes.

Impact force

The amount of force, in kN, that the first UIAA fall puts on the falling object. Less impact force puts less force on the climber, belayer, and protection during a fall.

Linear weight 47g/m
Diameter 8.2mm
Halfway pattern change No
UIAA fall rating

Indicates the number of consecutive falls a rope withstood during testing in a controlled environment. The number is for reference only, and does not indicate the number of falls a rope will withstand during actual use or over its lifespan.

Made in Germany