Photon 7.8 mm DryXP (Spring 2022)

$194.99 - $213.74
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Sterling's thinnest, lightest half/twin rope; durable with great handling

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. 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 DryXP treatment, UIAA-Certified Water Repellent.


Brand Name:
UIAA Fall Rating:
Half 5 | Twin 16
Exact Diameter:
7.8 mm
Impact Force (kN):
Half 5.6 | Twin 8.7
Static Elongation:
Half 11.7 | Twin 6.5
Rope Type:
Twin & Half
Rope Treatment:
Dry Core & Sheath
60 m: 5.42 lbs / 2.46 kg
70 m: 6.33 lbs / 2.87 kg
Middle Mark:
Grams / Meter:
Dynamic Elongation:
Half 35.3 | Twin 32.3
Other Features:
EN 892
Sheath %: 45

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