Black Diamond Equipment
7.8 - 60m - FullDry Half Climbing Rope
When you're pushing for the summit, the Black Diamond 7.8 Half Rope is the tool for the job. Designed to be used in pairs, these ropes come with a burly sheath and full dry treatment, making them perfect for alpine or multi-pitch objectives. READ MORE
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When you're pushing for the summit, the Black Diamond 7.8 Half Rope is the tool for the job. Designed to be used in pairs, these ropes come with a burly sheath and full dry treatment, making them perfect for alpine or multi-pitch objectives. Learn More
DescriptionIdeal for when light is right on long alpine routes and tricky weather windows, the Black Diamond 7.8 Half Rope is built for the mountains. Featuring a burly Endurance sheath that uses a unique 1X1 weave construction to lengthen the ropes’ lifespan and make it more abrasion-resistant, the 7.8 is also boasts a dry treated core and sheath, which protects it from the inside out against moisture. The BD 7.8’s are specifically designed to be used in pairs as half ropes (or in a twin configuration) for an alpine or multi-pitch set-up that can handle anything the mountains have to offer.
- FullDry Performance—With a core and sheath that are dry treated, our FullDry ropes are protected against weather from the inside out
- Endurance Sheath—With more material and a unique 1x1 weave construction, our Endurance sheath is abrasion-resistant and lengthens the lifespan of your rope.
- Durability and Handling Balance—Purpose-built to balance both durability and great handling, our ropes are not too stiff and not too soft, giving you a great feeling rope that knots easily, feeds through your belay device with ease, yet holds up to a barrage of use.
- Half/twin ropes must be used in pairs. Do not use as a single rope.
Rope Type : Half/Twin
UIAA Factor Falls : [Single] 6; [Twin] 14
Weight Per Meter : 41 g (1.4 oz)
Static Elongation : [Half] 10.2%; [Twin] 6.6%
Dynamic Elongation : [Half] 35%; [Twin] 33%
Impact Force : [Half] 5.5 kN; [Twin] 8.5 kN
Sheath : Endurance
Sheath Slippage : 0
Half Mark : Yes
7.8 - 60m - FullDry Half Climbing Rope is rated out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Long time climber from Good so far I bought two of these two use as in Red Rock back country routes. We climbed a seven pitch 5.10b sport route in Juniper canyon that required two rope rappels. Except for some kinking, which was slightly annoying, the ropes performed well on both ascent and descent.They felt good in the hand and their ultra-light weight was liberating.
Date published: 2017-10-27