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Sterling 9.5mm Evolution Helix
  • Sterling 9.5mm Evolution Helix
  • Sterling 9.5mm Evolution Helix
  • Sterling 9.5mm Evolution Helix

9.5mm Evolution Helix 80m 2xDry

Sterling

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Small but mighty: With a new sheath and bantamweight core construction, the Helix is our skinny workhorse. Blending the right features—the ease of the 9.5-diameter rope, durable and light with low impact force—the Helix is ideal for high-end sport, trad and mixed climbing.

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US$ 318.05

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Weight 59.0 g/m
10.400 lbs / 4720 g
Diameter (millimeters) 9.5 mm
Length (meters) 80 m
Rope Type Single 
UIAA Falls (Single / Half / Twin) ­7  / 00
Dynamic Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 31.9 % / 0.0 % / 0.0 %
Static Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 7.2 % / 0.0 % / 0.0 %
Impact Force (Single / Half / Twin) 8.90 kN / 0.00 kN / 0.00 kN
Dry Treatment Sheath & Core­
Sheath Proportion (%) 41.0 %
Sheath Slippage (mm) ­
Rope End Marker None
Certification CE, EN, UIAA
Marking
Sterling New Ropes 2015

Introducing Sterling new ropes for 2015.

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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.