Move seamlessly from the crag to an all-day multi-pitch adventure with the versatile Black Diamond 9.6.
Featuring an Endurance sheath that utilizes a 1X1 weave construction to lengthen the ropes’ lifespan by making it more abrasion-resistant, the 9.6 hits that sweet spot of being thin enough for a hard sport redpoint, but thick enough to take a seasonal beating in the desert. With a middle marker and comfortable handling that knots easily and feeds smoothly through a belay device, the BD 9.6 is a multi-faceted workhorse climbing cord.
- Endurance Sheath: With more material and a unique 1x1 weave construction, our Endurance sheath is abrasion-resistant and lengthens the lifespan of your rope
- Durability and Handling Balance: Purpose-built to balance both durability and great handling, our ropes are not too stiff and not too soft, giving you a great feeling rope that knots easily, feeds through your belay device with ease, yet holds up to a barrage of use
- Rope Type : Single
- UIAA Factor Falls : 7
- Weight Per Meter : 62 g (2.2 oz)
- Static Elongation : 7%
- Dynamic Elongation : 34.2%
- Impact Force : 8.2 kN
- Sheath : Endurance
- Sheath Slippage : 0
- Half Mark : Yes