Sterling Rope Velocity 9.8mm DryXP 6009-178

Sterling Rope Velocity 9.8mm DryXP

6009-178
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Description

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An impressively durable 9.8mm line, that's relatively light and has low impact force. It has a solid hand for easy clipping and a smooth, tight sheath for low drag through gear and over rock. It is a popular workhorse rope for any rock or ice project.

  • DryCore treatment on core yarns reduces yarn-on-yarn abrasion and moisture absorption to maintain strength characteristics.
  • DeltaDry dry coating is certified to the UIAA Water Repellent standard of less than 5% water absorption. It protects the rope from water absorption, which reduces weight, prevents freezing, and slows down the wear on the sheath to a noticeable degree.
  • Middle mark increases safety and speed on rappels.

Sustainability

Bluesign
Bluesign® Approved Material

Tech specs

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Weight 4.34g
Ideal for
  • Rock climbing
  • Snow and ice climbing
Type Single (9.9mm - 9.6mm)
Treatment

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)
Length 70m
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.

28.8%
Static elongation

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

8.6%
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.

8.8kN
Linear weight 62g/m
Diameter 9.8mm
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.

6
Product sustainability Bluesign® Approved Material
Made in USA