/ Mammut serenity 8.7mm, anyone used it?
ive got an 80m one. I think its great, used it in Kalymnos for exactly the kind of climbing you described.
Its very light, nice to handle and doesnt stretch too much for a thin rope.
Its fine with a grigri 2.
Hard to know yet but it probably will wear faster than thicker ropes but thats probably to be expected.
I would definitely use a thicker work horse rope for working routes though
Is it suitable for use as a half rope for trad? I don't seem to do much trad these days so it seems a bit of a luxury to buy a special rope, especially as half ropes are so pricey compared to singles.
Thanks for replying, it's on the Christmas list!
Good rope but a tip from me is if you are redpointing with it and will be taking alot of falls at the same place on a route use a dmm revolver biner as it saves the rope alot of wear.
No doubt about it, I barely got 18 months out of my 8.9 serenity.
... And never EVER top rope with it.
I wouldn't use it as a 'workhorse' rope but if you are more of a 'clean onsight' leader it's superb.
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I had a serenity five years ago and it wore out really quickly. If they haven't changed it to last better then then quite frankly I think it is a disgrace they still sell it. This is in marked contrast the Revelation which is extraordinarily well wearing for a thin rope.
8.7 serenity is the best rope single/half or twin rope that I have ever used... Just used the 50m one for a whole alpine guiding season , down the wall and at the crag. Never had a thin rope which has been so good, even after clients have cramponed all over it it still looks mint.
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