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 The 8.1mm Verglas 60m Dry is officially retired.You've found a page of history! The 8.1mm Verglas 60m Dry is no longer produced by PMI and it is not available to buy from major online retailers. You can still check out all the specs and claim your ownership.

PMI 8.1mm Verglas 60m Dry
  • PMI 8.1mm Verglas 60m Dry
  • PMI 8.1mm Verglas 60m Dry

8.1mm Verglas 60m Dry



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Featuring an 18 fall UIAA twin rating, this thin rope is designed for the lightest and most extreme alpinism. Use the VERGLAS in pairs on mixed routes with your choice of twin or double technique - it’s UIAA certified for both.

Retail price

US$ 160.80
Weight 42.1 g/m
5.568 lbs / 2526 g
Diameter (millimeters) 8.1 mm
Length (meters) 60 m
Rope Type Half/Twin­
UIAA Falls (Single / Half / Twin) ­0  / 8  / 18
Dynamic Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 0.0 % / 35.0 % / 24.0 %
Static Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 0.0 % / 8.9 % / 7.2 %
Impact Force (Single / Half / Twin) 0.00 kN / 5.20 kN / 8.90 kN
Dry Treatment None­
Sheath Proportion (%) ­
Sheath Slippage (mm) 0 mm
Type of Middle Mark None
Rope End Marker None
Certification EN, UIAA
Details of PMI Dynamic Ropes

This video goes over PMI's rope line, and goes into a lot of details of UIAA testing. It's a powerpoint presentation turned into a video, so there's reading and graphics but no voice. I found muting the sound helped because it made it less distracting to read the text.

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