A pictoral representation of UIAA-101 and EN-892 standards for ropes.
10.5mm Glider 60m 2xDry
Our Glider series represents the ultimate in durability and reduced rope drag. Built to the same high performance standards as our Apex products, ropes in the Glider series utilize our TPT (Twill Pattern Technology) sheath design, significantly reducing drag. It's the rope that Rock and Ice described as "a fabulous feel without being soft and mushy...noticeably reduces drag...[and is a] real joy to handle with minimal kinking..."
|Weight|| 70.0 g/m|
9.259 lbs / 4200 g
|Diameter (millimeters)||10.5 mm|
|Length (meters)||60 m|
|UIAA Falls (Single / Half / Twin)||12 / 00|
|Dynamic Elongation (Single / Half / Twin)||29.0 % / 0.0 % / 0.0 %|
|Static Elongation (Single / Half / Twin)||4.8 % / 0.0 % / 0.0 %|
|Impact Force (Single / Half / Twin)||9.40 kN / 0.00 kN / 0.00 kN|
|Dry Treatment||Sheath & Core|
|Sheath Proportion (%)|||
|Sheath Slippage (mm)||0 mm|
|Rope End Marker||None|
The UIAA equipment standard provides a baseline for equipment performance in a test lab under controlled conditions on new equipment. Although these test conditions are relevant to the conditions encountered climbing, conditions encountered at the crags and the condition of the equipment are equally important. This recommendation from the UIAA member federation The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) provides vital equipment information that is NOT explicitly addressed in the standard, particularly failure modes of the equipment and recommendations for the use, inspection, maintenance, and retirement of equipment.