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 The 8.5mm Kestrel 50m Dry is officially retired.You've found a page of history! The 8.5mm Kestrel 50m Dry is no longer produced by Edelrid and it is not available to buy from major online retailers. You can still check out all the specs and claim your ownership.

Edelrid 8.5mm Kestrel 50m Dry

8.5mm Kestrel 50m Dry



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For those who value minimum diameter and weight with a maximum degree of strength and safety. At 44 g per meter, you still have comfortable handling while belaying and with the EDELRID Dry Shield treatment you have a double rope of unrivalled quality and performance for the mountains.

Retail price

US$ 158.95
Weight 48.0 g/m
5.291 lbs / 2400 g
Diameter (millimeters) 8.5 mm
Length (meters) 50 m
Rope Type Half (Double)­
UIAA Falls (Single / Half / Twin) ­16  / 00
Dynamic Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 29.0 % / 0.0 % / 0.0 %
Static Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 9.5 % / 0.0 % / 0.0 %
Impact Force (Single / Half / Twin) 6.40 kN / 0.00 kN / 0.00 kN
Dry Treatment Sheath­
Sheath Proportion (%) 50.0 %
Sheath Slippage (mm) 0 mm
Type of Middle Mark None
Rope End Marker None
Certification ­
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