WINNER: Win a Petzl Contact 9.8mm Rope

by Lyon Outdoor Aug/2014
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WINNER: T M Elson

This competition has now closed.

Petzl's new range of climbing ropes have been developed to meet the needs of today's climbers. Whether you are looking for a single rope, a half/twin rope or a rope with multiple certification (single and half/twin), you will find one that meets your needs. Each rope diameter corresponds to specific activities: activities: indoor wall, snow/ice and rock climbing and also incorporate the latest technologies while being developed to meet Petzl's quality requirements.

Dynamic ropes [EN] from Petzl-sport on Vimeo.

The Petzl rope line was developed with Petzl's requirements for quality and performance, meeting the needs of users engaged in any vertical activity. With this in mind, each rope is crafted according to precise specifications suited to its use. Further, all Petzl ropes benefit from an approach that focuses on:

  • durability in terms of number of falls held, and overall abrasion resistance
  • optimizing the elongation necessary to achieve the desired shock absorption
  • excellent grip for greater fluidity in handling and use in belay devices
  • optimal weight

Petzl Contact 9.8mm Rope, 162 kb

DuraTec Dry Treatment

Dry treatment, making the rope more resistant to water, dirt and abrasion. Handling, grip and other characteristics are retained longer in cold, wet conditions.

Petzl Duratec Dry Treatment

EverFlex Treatment

Special thermal treatment stabilizes the core strands and improves consistency. Provides excellent grip and handling over time.

Petzl Everflex

UltraSonic Finish

Ultrasonic welding bonds the core and sheath together at the rope ends. Gives greater durability and avoids frayed ends.

Petzl UltraSonic Finish

ClimbReady Coil

Specific coil makes the rope ready to use straight from the store.

Petzl Climb Ready

Middle Mark

Indicates the middle of the rope to increase safety margin on lowers and abseils.

Petzl Middle Mark
 

For more information about the features of the Petzl Rope Range you can read more on the UKC News Report and Gear Review.

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