As the grit season begins, as well as the countdown to the winter season - it's time to put away your sport rope and bring out the double ropes. Heres a short run through of the Mammut ropes available and their ideal uses:
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Mammut Genesis Ropes
UKC Gear, Oct 2010
The classic half rope, perfect for UK trad and winter. Uses Mammut Coating Finish technology to improve performance, strength and durability. SuperDry treatment on sheath and core gives maximum protection against water and inevitable dirt from a weekends Mountain cragging.
Another option, this time, perfect for days on the Ben, is the 8.0mm Phoenix. A little thinner and a little lighter than the Genesis 8.5, the Phoenix 8.0 has both SuperDry and CoatingFinish treatments - ideal for those that like to move fast and light without compromising performance or durbability.
For those on a budget, and looking for Mammut handling and durability without the added extras and/or treatment there's the Obsession 8.3mm. An attractively priced rope with a similar construction to the Meteor 8.3, the Obsession 8.3 will stand you in good stead for perfect clear weekends on the grit - with two ropes theres no excuses not to get on those wandering lines....
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