A hard-working rope for hard-working climbers.
Sterling built the bomber Marathon Pro Standard Rope for repeated abuse on your favorite crags. Sheath construction offers excellent abrasion resistance when you're top-rope anchored over a sharp sandstone ledge, or spending time working that next project.
- Bi-pattern design lets you locate the midpoint easily
- Lightweight, balanced construction clips quickly for energy-efficient redpointing
- Item #STE0044
- Q & A
My favorite rope
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
This is THE workhorse rope. It's super durable. Pleasant to clip and comfortable to belay with. The bi pattern saves you time and adds a little bit of safety on rappel.
more accurate color
orange color is more accurate on sterling's website than BC.com's picture
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
Works great, light for its size, and it's pretty!
Bi-Pattern - Keepin' me Safe
Very nice rope
I have been using the 70m bicolor for 6 months, and am really impressed with the feel and durability of this rope. It's held up fine through catching gym falls, flaking in the dirt at the base of routes, and toprope sessions. Used with a GriGri 2 it feeds well (with practice you can feed without even holding the GriGri cam) but locks up fine. Maybe you could sacrifice a touch of durability and lead on a lighter weight, skinnier rope, but if you are looking for one rope to do it all this 10.1 a good compromise.