Sterling VR9 9.8 mm Dry-Core Rope

$119.95to $219.95
Color: Green
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Just getting into the sport or steadily moving through the ranks? The Sterling VR9 9.8 mm Dry-Core rope has a beefy core and 9.8 mm diameter for a lightweight rope on multi-pitch routes.

  • Features

    • Ideal for anyone from entry-level climbers to occasional climbers or weekend warriors
    • Core treatment protects against water and dirt, increasing the durability of the rope
    • Kernmantle design features a stretchy core protected by a durable outer sheath which combine for strength and good handling
    • Middle marker on 60 and 70 m ropes shows the middle of the rope for additional security when rappelling and lowering; note: 40 m rope does not have a middle marker
    • Sheath percentage: 35%
    • Meets UIAA tests for falls, impact force and elongation
    • 95% of the raw rope fibers at Sterling get made into finished products; remaining waste gets recycled or upcycled into non–life safety products
    • Send your used Sterling dynamic rope to the Sterling recycling department so the materials can get a second life; they also accept non-Sterling dynamic ropes
    • Rope manufacturing facility runs on 100% renewable energy
    • Sterling offsets 100% of their carbon emissions by purchasing carbon offsets from Climate Neutral and Arbor Day Foundation

    Made in USA.

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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use


    Rope Type

    Single Rope

    Rope Style


    Rope Length (m)

    40 M: 40 meters

    60 M: 60 meters

    70 M: 70 meters

    Rope Diameter (mm)

    9.8 millimeters

    Impact Force

    8.6 kilonewtons

    Dynamic Elongation

    28.8 percent

    Static Elongation

    8.8 percent

    UIAA Falls


    Dry Treatment

    Dry Core


    62 grams per meter

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