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OPTIMA__8.9mm_THUNDER OPTIMA__8.9mm_PARAKEET_Stopaqua

Outdoor climbing
Mountaineering

Optima 8.9

REF. 4089

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8.9 mm-diameter multi-label rope for mountaineering, with or without StopAqua hydrophobic treatment.

Ultra multi-purpose and extremely light, the Optima 8.9 mm-diameter is the ideal rope for mountaineering, high level climbing and ice climbing. Its LongLife or StopAqua hydrophobic treatments and its single, double or twin certification provide it with multiple usage options and a maximum level of flexibility for all terrain.  The StopAqua treatment complies with the UIAA Water repellent 101 standard, which protects it from taking in too much moisture when used in extreme conditions.

Fine, ultra multi-purpose & very light 

  • Very light and reinforced sheath.
  • Multi-label for single, double or twin use.
  • Use in rock, mixed, snow or ice routes.

Hydrophobic protection against water infiltration

  • In its StopAqua version: hydrophobic treatment of the core and the sheath which gives the rope high protection against water and dirt infiltration and increases its abrasion resistance (complies with the requirements in the UIAA Water repellent 101 standard (water absorption less than 5 %).
  • Ideal rope for frequent use in wet and hostile conditions.

Longer life span, sheath protected against moisture and usage comfort

  • In its LongLife version: increased resistance against dust and moisture infiltration by impregnating each thread in the sheath individually.
  • Middle of the rope marked (MiddleMarking) for safer climbing at the head or in abseiling and to facilitate manoeuvres.

longlifestopaquaRegular tensionMiddle Marking

 

   EN 892

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Technical specs

 

Diameter8.9 mm
Weight54 g/m
Sheath percentage33,3 %
Number of strands40
Knotability0,90
Breaking strength20,6 kN
Component100% polyamide


Optima Specs