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Black Diamond 8.9 Dry Climbing Rope


8.9 Dry Climbing Rope

The 8.9 Dry Climbing Rope is Black Diamond's skinniest single rope and the fattest twin rope, making it incredibly versatile for sport crags, alpine routes, and everything in between. It's Black Diamond's only rope certified as a twin, half, and single rope. This version features a dry treatment that's been certified by the UIAA for eliminated water absorption, and the treatment also helps the sheathe resist abrasion if you climb more rock than ice.
  • Black Diamond's only climbing rope certified as single, twin, or half
  • 8.9mm is either the skinniest single rope or the fattest twin
  • UIAA-certified Dry treatment eliminates water absorption
  • Middle marker makes for easier rappel setups
  • Item #BLD00R1

single, half, twin
Dry Treatment
Static Elongation
Dynamic Elongation
[single] 33% [half] 30% [twin] 27%
Impact Force
[single] 8.7kN [half] 6.1kN [twin] 9.6kN
UIAA Falls
[single] 5 [half] 16 [twin] 29
Center Mark
Rope Weight
Claimed Weight
[100m] 11.5lb, [35m] 4lb 2oz, [40m] 4lb 9.4oz, [50m] 5lb 11.7oz, [70m] 8lb 4oz, [80m] 9lb 2.7oz
Recommended Use
ice climbing, mountaineering, sport climbing, trad climbing
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year

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