Beal - 8.5mm Opera Unicore - Dry Cover

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Recently rated as one of the best half ropes in a UKC group review these are lovely ropes to handle from the start. They are very soft and supple but still give a good grip in a belay plate.

At 8.5mm this is a thicker half rope but a thinner triple-rated rope. This has Beal's Dry cover treatment which means that the sheath is treated and helps to prevent water and dirt ingress that helps to extend the life of the rope and is ideal for Alpine conditions.

Triple rated ropes are very versatile as they can be used as Single, Half or Twin ropes, ideal for a trip to Chamonix where you can only fit one rope in your bag.

This has Beal's unicore technology which is great for durability. This is especially useful as this has a relatively low sheath percentage at 39%.

The 100m rope is only available in bicolour green where the first 50m is a different pattern than the next 50m. Great for using as a doubled-up half rope or for making it more obvious where the middle of the rope is.

Product Data

Length 50m 60m 70m 80m 100m 200m
Available Colours Green, Blue Green, Blue Green, Blue Green, Blue BiColour Green Green, Blue
Weight 2.4kg 2.88kg 3.36kg 3.84kg 4.8kg 9.6kg
Type Triple-Rated
Diameter 8.5mm
Material Polyamide
Impact force (Single rope with 80kg) 7.4kN

Impact force (Double rope with 55kg / 1 strand)


Impact force (Twin rope with 80kg / 2 strands)

No. of falls (Single rope with 80kg) 5
No. of falls (Double rope with 55 kg / 1 strand) 18
No. of falls (Twin rope with 80 kg / 2 strands) +25
Weight per Metre 48g
Sharp Edge Resistance Yes
Elongation at 1st fall (Single rope) 37%
Elongation at 1st fall (Double rope) 32%
Elongation at the 1st fall (Twin rope) 29%
Sheath Percentage 39%


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