The Black Diamond 8.5 is a versatile twin or half rope designed to handle winter mountaineering excursions or summer alpine rock. A dry treated core and sheath combined with a burly 2X2 weave sheath makes the 8.5 durable and reliable for high mountain adventures.
Rope Type : Half/Twin
Built for versatility, the Black Diamond 8.5 scales both rock and ice. Designed to be used as half ropes or in a twin configuration, the 8.5 features a dry treated core and sheath to repel moisture from the inside out. The sheath’s 2X2 weave construction increases the 8.5’s lifespan, while the middle marker is easily identifiable for rappels.