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Maxim Pinnacle
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Price $219.95 at Backcountry
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Pros Not too expensive, available in a bi-pattern weaveSkinny for its diameter, durable, great catch, smooth handlingDurable, excellent feel and handle, soft catchesLight, durable, super soft and supple handleGreat handling, durable
Cons Only average catch and handling with poor durabilitySlightly stiff, middle mark wears off quicklyPriceyNot durable enough for heavy duty sport climbing, a lot of stretch when secondingHeavy for the diameter, high impact force rating
Bottom Line A middle of the line rope that didn't excel in any one areaA top choice no matter what sort of climbing you intend to doAn excellent rope that is durable, the perfect diameter for all styles of climbing, and handles greatExcellent handling and not too thick, this rope is an ideal choice to shed some weightGreat for sport climbing and advanced climbers
Rating Categories Edelrid Boa Pro Dry Mammut Infinity Sterling Evolution Helix Petzl Volta Maxim Pinnacle
Handling (35%)
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9
Durability (25%)
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Weight (20%)
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Catch (20%)
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Specs Edelrid Boa Pro Dry Mammut Infinity Sterling Evolution... Petzl Volta Maxim Pinnacle
Diameter 9.8 mm 9.5 mm 9.5 mm 9.2 mm 9.5 mm
Weight (g/m) 63 g/m 59 g/m 59 g/m 55 g/m 61 g/m
Certified Use Single Single Single Single, Half and Twin Single
UIAA Fall Rating 10 8-9 7 6 7
Impact Force 8.9 kN 8.4 kN 8.9 kN 8.6 kN 10.3 kN
Static Elongation % (in use) 8.3 6.5 7.2 7.5 5
Dynamic Elongation % (first fall) 34 30 31.9 33 26
Sheath Proportion % 39 40 41 42 36
Dry Coating Option Pro Dry Mammut's Dry Treatment DryXP Duratec Dry Endura Dry 2x treatment
Middle Mark or Bi-Pattern Option Middle mark Bi-Pattern or Middle Mark Middle Mark and Bi-Color Option Middle Mark Bi-pattern option
Lengths Available 50m, 60m, 70m, 80m 50m, 60m, 70m, 80m 40m, 50m, 60m, 70m, 80m. DryXP: 60m, 70m, 80m 50m, 60m, 70m, 80m 60m, 70m
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