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 The 7.8MM 70M 2XDRY is technically retired but it's still sold online.The 7.8MM 70M 2XDRY is no longer produced by Black Diamond. We're showing it as "available" on WeighMyRack because you can still find it at trustworthy online retailers.

Black Diamond 7.8mm 70m 2xDry Rope
  • Black Diamond 7.8mm 70m 2xDry Rope
  • Black Diamond 7.8mm 70m 2xDry Rope
  • Black Diamond 7.8mm 70m 2xDry Rope
  • Black Diamond 7.8mm 70m 2xDry Rope

7.8MM 70M 2XDRY

Black Diamond

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Description

Ideal for when light is right on long alpine routes and tricky weather windows. 

When you're pushing for the summit, the Black Diamond 7.8 is the tool for the job. With a burly sheath and a full dry treatment, it handles the onslaught of the mountains and can pair with a second rope for belaying and long rappels.

Endurance sheath.

Retail price

US$ 199.95

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Weight 41.0 g/m
6.327 lbs / 2870 g
Diameter (millimeters) 7.8 mm
Length (meters) 70 m
Rope Type Half/Twin 
UIAA Falls (Single / Half / Twin) 0 falls  / 6 falls  / 14 falls
Dynamic Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 0.0 % / 35.0 % / 33.0 %
Static Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 0.0 % / 10.2 % / 6.6 %
Impact Force (Single / Half / Twin) 0.00 kN / 5.50 kN / 8.50 kN
Dry Treatment Sheath & Core­
Sheath Proportion (%) ­
Sheath Slippage (mm) 0 mm
Type of Middle Mark Marking
Rope End Marker None
Certification ­
Black Diamond Rope

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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.