TANGO® 8.5 mm

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TANGO® 8.5 mm

8.5 mm diameter half rope for multi-pitch and alpine rock routes

The TANGO 8.5 mm is a half rope designed for multi-pitch climbing and mountaineering on rock. Excellent grip and great handling make for easier manipulation and use of belay devices. Additionally, the thickness of the sheath reinforces the rope’s durability. The middle mark makes rope management easier.

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  • Designed for multi-pitch rock climbing:
    – Diameter provides excellent grip and easier handling
    – Two ropes can be clipped individually or together, depending on terrain or rope drag management
  • Durable and easy to grip:
    – Ideal mix of flexibility and ease of use
    – 8.5 mm diameter increases longevity
    – UltraSonic Finish: the core and sheath are bonded together at the rope ends by an ultrasonic process, which provides greater durability and helps avoid frayed ends
  • Convenient:
    – Middle Mark: indicates the middle of the rope to facilitate maneuvers
    – EverFlex treatment: specific thermal treatment stabilizes core strands and improves consistency, providing excellent grip and consistent handling over time
    – ClimbReady Coil: special coil makes the rope ready to use, helps avoid initial uncoiling mistakes, and increases longevity


  • Certification(s): CE EN 892, UKCA, UIAA
  • Diameter: 8,5 mm
  • Rope type: Half, twin
  • Weight per meter: 47 g
  • Percentage of sheath: 39 %
  • Number of factor 1,77 falls: 10 (half), 28 (twin)
  • Static elongation: 8.5 % (half), 7 % (twin)
  • Dynamic elongation: 31 % (half), 30 % (twin)
  • Impact force: 6.6 kN (half), 9.9 kN (twin)
  • Construction: 48 carrier
  • Material(s): Nylon


ReferencesR20AW 050R20AW 060R20AB 050R20AB 060
Length50 m60 m50 m60 m
Guarantee3 years3 years3 years3 years
Inner Pack Count1111


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