Sterling’s lightest, thinnest, dual-certified half and twin rope, the 7.8 mm Photon gives new meaning to the saying “less is more.” The Photon is coveted because of its combination of ideal features—durable, supreme handling and featherweight construction— and is intended for climbers embarking on ice, mixed, glacier, and trad climbs. Pair the Photon with any of Sterling’s certified single ropes, on routes with long rappels, for an extra layer of insurance. Now available with new DryXP treatment, a UIAA-Certified Water Repellent.

  • Diameter (mm): 7.8mm
  • Dynamic Elongation (%): 35.3
  • Rope Type: Half | Twin
  • Static Elongation (%): 11.7 (half) | 6.5 (twin)
  • Sheath (%): 45
  • Impact Force (kN): 5.6 (half) | 8.7 (twin)
  • Weight (g/m): 41
  • UIAA Falls: 5 (half) | 16 (twin)
  • Imported
Weight1.45 oz.
Country of OriginUSA
Style Number2046496
Product SKU32638800006
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