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 The 8.6mm Fusion 60m Dry is officially retired.You've found a page of history! The 8.6mm Fusion 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 8.6mm Fusion 60m Dry
  • PMI 8.6mm Fusion 60m Dry
  • PMI 8.6mm Fusion 60m Dry

8.6mm Fusion 60m Dry



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The perfect half rope for trad climbing – 17 falls, impact force only 5.5 kN (Half technique), and your partner can share the load on the approach. Except for glacier travel, the FUSION should always be used in pairs, and is UIAA rated as Half and Twin Rope

Retail price

US$ 181.80
Weight 50.6 g/m
6.693 lbs / 3036 g
Diameter (millimeters) 8.6 mm
Length (meters) 60 m
Rope Type Half/Twin­
UIAA Falls (Single / Half / Twin) ­0  / 17  / 20
Dynamic Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 0.0 % / 30.0 % / 23.0 %
Static Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 0.0 % / 6.4 % / 5.5 %
Impact Force (Single / Half / Twin) 0.00 kN / 5.50 kN / 9.50 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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