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PETZL Arial 9.5 mm x 70 m Dry Climbing Rope

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  • PETZL Arial 9.5 mm x 70 m Dry Climbing Rope

    Offering maximum longevity and performance in a wide range of conditions, the lightweight Petzl Arial 9.5 mm dry climbing rope is an ideal choice for experienced climbers.

    Features/Benefits:

    • Thin, versatile rope provides great balance between weight and performance; ideal for experienced climbers in rock, ice, snow, or mixed environments
    • Treated with Duratec Dry for greater resistance to water, dirt, and abrasion; handling and grip are retained longer when climbing in cold, wet conditions
    • UltraSonic finish bonds core and sheath together at the ends for better durability and less fraying
    • ClimbReady coil makes the rope ready for immediate use and helps the user avoid initial uncoiling mistakes
    • EverFlex treatment stabilizes the core strands for excellent grip and more consistent rope handling over time
    • Middle mark indicates the center point for safer rope management

    Country of Origin: Imported

  • PETZL Arial 9.5 mm x 70 m Dry Climbing Rope

    Diameter Range 9.5 mm - 9.9 mm
    Weight Per Meter 55-65 g/m
    Dynamic or Static Dynamic
    Elongation Dynamic: 32%
    Static: 7.6%
    Impact Force 8.8 kN
    Standard or Dry Dry
    Number of UIAA Falls 7
    Weight per Meter 58 g/m
    Diameter 9.5 mm
    Length 70 m
    Dry Treatment Core & Sheath
    Midpoint Mark Marked

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PETZL Arial 9.5 mm x 70 m Dry Climbing Rope
 
4.0

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4.0

Nice handling, relatively durable rope

By Brian C

from Hamilton, NJ

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Pros

  • Brightly colored
  • Good documentation
  • Good handling
  • Lightweight
  • Middle Marked

Cons

  • Middle Mark Is Black Ink

Best Uses

  • Sport
  • Trad

Comments about PETZL Arial 9.5 mm x 70 m Dry Climbing Rope:

The rope is very supple and handles great out of the box. The instruction booklet comes with the manufacturing date and serial # for your records. (I replace dyneema every 2 years, nylon every 8 years for age, assuming I don't replace them before that, due to wear) All I did to prepare for use, was to take it to the gym and run it through the anchors a couple times. It probably wasn't necessary, as it fed great into tube styles, Grigris and Mammut Smart belay devices. It didn't grab well initially in my Mammut Smart, but it works fine now. The middle mark was spot on, within a couple inches.

This is a 9.5 single, so it's not going to be your go-to workhorse project rope. It is not the best for top rope or sport where you'll do a lot of hangdogging. Get something thicker for that, for the lower stretch and higher durability.

The rope resists dirt fairly well, especially given the color. It's developed some fuzziness, but that is to be expected. Keep in mind, that it won't be as durable as a Mammut rope, but since Petzl ropes are now made by Edelrid, the quality is dramatically better than previous Petzl ropes. I still use my Tusk for my sport projects and top roping, but the Arial is my trad rope.

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