Black Diamond Equipment
9.6 - 80m Climbing Rope
The Black Diamond 9.6 balances our highly durable Endurance Sheath with a versatile diameter that can takes you from redpoint burns at the crag to multi-pitches in the Valley. READ MORE
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The Black Diamond 9.6 balances our highly durable Endurance Sheath with a versatile diameter that can takes you from redpoint burns at the crag to multi-pitches in the Valley. Learn More
DescriptionMove seamlessly from the crag to an all-day multi-pitch adventure with the versatile Black Diamond 9.6. Featuring an Endurance sheath that utilizes a 1X1 weave construction to lengthen the ropes’ lifespan by making it more abrasion-resistant, the 9.6 hits that sweet spot of being thin enough for a hard sport redpoint, but thick enough to take a seasonal beating in the desert. With a middle marker and comfortable handling that knots easily and feeds smoothly through a belay device, the BD 9.6 is our multi-faceted workhorse climbing cord.
- 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.
Rope Type : Single
UIAA Factor Falls : 7
Weight Per Meter : 62 g (2.2 oz)
Static Elongation : 7%
Dynamic Elongation : 34.2%
Impact Force : 8.2 kN
Sheath : Endurance
Sheath Slippage : 0
Half Mark : Yes