A pictoral representation of UIAA-101 and EN-892 standards for ropes.
8.5mm Genesis 60m 2xDry
Robust double rope with high safety margins! The 8.5 Genesis offers outstanding handling and excellent safety for alpine climbing routes on rock and ice as well as for classic glacier travel even in three-person rope teams. The DRY treatment guarantees long lasting protection from dirt and water.
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|Weight|| 45.0 g/m|
5.952 lbs / 2700 g
|Diameter (millimeters)||8.5 mm|
|Length (meters)||60 m|
|UIAA Falls (Single / Half / Twin)||0 falls / 12 falls / 20 falls|
|Dynamic Elongation (Single / Half / Twin)||0.0 % / 29.0 % / 29.0 %|
|Static Elongation (Single / Half / Twin)||0.0 % / 7.3 % / 7.3 %|
|Impact Force (Single / Half / Twin)||0.00 kN / 5.60 kN / 8.30 kN|
|Dry Treatment||Sheath & Core|
|Sheath Proportion (%)||45.0 %|
|Sheath Slippage (mm)||0 mm|
|Type of Middle Mark||None|
|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.