/ Half ropes going out of fashion
Urban rock are doing a good deal on beal cobra half rope pair! Some good deals here:
V12 have an ok deal on Mammut pheonix ropes ?
They are probably more popular in the UK than anywhere else. Those of us in the US who use them are something of a fringe group, and twins seem to be the European preference. Sport climbing seems to have predisposed folks to single ropes, although there are some clipping situations at the first few bolts in which doubles would be advantageous.
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