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You trust their Camalots, harnesses, and climbing gear when you're on multi-pitches and alpine routes, so you know you can trust Black Diamond's new 7.8 FullDry Rope when you're ascending summits in faraway places. This is Black Diamond's skinniest in the new rope lineup, and its sheath is just as durable as the rest of them to assure longevity on sharp, edgy rock. Black Diamond treated this rope with FullDry for the water-resistance required for mountaineering in inclement weather.
- Black Diamond's skinniest twin or half rope for alpinism
- FullDry treatment for water-resistance
- Burly sheathe assures longevity and zero sheathe slippage
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With a dry treated core and sheath that repels moisture from the inside out, the 30-meter Black Diamond 7.8 Glacier Rope is a half rope designed specifically to be used for glacier travel through crevassed terrain, mountain walking and emergency rappels. Featuring our durable Endurance sheath, which uses a unique 1X1 weave construction to lengthen the ropes’ lifespan and make it more abrasion-resistant, the BD 7.8 is built for lightweight mountain travel.
FullDry Performance: With a core and sheath that are dry treated, our FullDry ropes are protected against weather from the inside out
Endurance Sheath: With more material and a unique 1x1 weave construction, our Endurance sheath is abrasion-resistant and lengthens the lifespan of your rope
Durability and Handling Balance: Purpose-built to balance both durability and great handling, our ropes are not too stiff and not too soft, giving you a great feeling rope that knots easily, feeds through your belay device with ease, yet holds up to a barrage of use
Half/twin ropes must be used in pairs. Do not use as a single rope