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 This version of the 7.7mm Paso 70m 2xDry is officially retired.You've found a page of history! The 7.7mm Paso 70m 2xDry is no longer produced by Petzl and it is not available to buy from major online retailers. You can still check out all the specs and claim your ownership.

Petzl 7.7mm Paso Orange
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7.7mm Paso 70m 2xDry



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Thin rope designed for very technical practices:
- thin diameter makes it lightweight
- use in mixed, snow or ice conditions, also when conditions are especially wet
Greater longevity and ease of use in any conditions:
- Duratec Dry treatment: dry treatment makes the rope more resistant to water, dirt and abrasion; handling, grip and other characteristics are retained longer in cold, wet conditions
- UltraSonic Finish: the core and the sheath are bonded together at the rope ends by an ultrasonic process called UltraSonic Finish; gives greater durability and avoids frayed ends
- ClimbReady coil: specific coil makes the rope ready for use; helps the user avoid initial uncoiling mistakes and increases longevity
More effective belaying:
- Middle Mark: indicates the middle of the rope to facilitate maneuvers
- EverFlex treatment: special thermal treatment stabilizes the core strands and improves consistency; offers excellent grip and consistent handling over time

Retail price

US$ 229.95

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Weight 42.0 g/m
6.481 lbs / 2940 g
Diameter (millimeters) 7.7 mm
Length (meters) 70 m
Rope Type Half/Twin 
UIAA Falls (Single / Half / Twin) -  / 7 falls  / 20 falls
Dynamic Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) - / 31.0 % / 30.0 %
Static Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) - / 8.5 % / 7.0 %
Impact Force (Single / Half / Twin) - / 5.90 kN / 9.20 kN
Dry Treatment Sheath & Core­
Sheath Proportion (%) 33.0 %
Sheath Slippage (mm) ­
Type of Middle Mark Marking
Rope End Marker None
Certification CE, EN, UIAA
Petzl Dynamic Ropes

A long but informative video, talks about all the features of Petzl Dynamic ropes in details.

Making a Backpack Coil
Watch a tour of Petzl's facilities as they explain all the testing involved

Warning: This video is dubbed in English. If you're getting antsy, skip to section 7:40-8:15 for one of the most interesting parts, where they show a hardware specific camera inspection.

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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.