Petzl RAD LINE CORD

$459.95 USD
6 in stock
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The RAD line is the ideal ultra light rope that will get you to the top. Weighing in at 22 grams per meter, the RAD line is one of the lightest Cord systems that you can get. Featuring a Dyneema and aramid reinforced sheath for maximum strength and protection. The rough textured sheath provides superior handling with repelling and aids in braking control. The RAD line provides less than 2% elongation to assist in rescue maneuvers and to prevent any coiling that may be caused during repels into crevasses. 
To find a full list of applications for this rope please visit Petzls RAD line use page for more details. 

Specifications

  • Diameter: 6 mm
  • Weight per meter: 22 g
  • Material(s): polypropylene, Dyneema®, aramid
  • Certification(s): CE EN 564
  • Static elongation: less than 2 %
The RAD line is the ideal ultra light rope that will get you to the top. Weighing in at 22 grams per meter, the RAD line is one of the lightest Cord systems that you can get. Featuring a Dyneema and aramid reinforced sheath for maximum strength and protection. The rough textured sheath provides superior handling with repelling and aids in braking control. The RAD line provides less than 2% elongation to assist in rescue maneuvers and to prevent any coiling that may be caused during repels into crevasses. 
To find a full list of applications for this rope please visit Petzls RAD line use page for more details. 

Specifications

  • Diameter: 6 mm
  • Weight per meter: 22 g
  • Material(s): polypropylene, Dyneema®, aramid
  • Certification(s): CE EN 564
  • Static elongation: less than 2 %

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Important Ski Mountaineering Tool

The RAD line is a very helpful tool to mitigate risk and manage terrain in a ski mountaineering setting. It handles better than other hyperstatic cord equivalents (BD 6mm tagline or the Mammut Glacier cord). It's a really helpful tool in the 30m length for a self-belay to cut cornices, rappel into a ski line, do a belayed ski cut, or travel on a glacier. It's hyperstatic, so it does not absorb any force imparted by dynamic falls. I keep this on the bottom of my pack with a lightweight pear shaped locker and 120 cm sling, then maybe some extra 6mm cord, nuts and pins if I know I'll be building anchors for rappels. Even better is that this provides a great pairing with a rescue sled to help haul someone out of a really bad situation. Generally, the RAD line is so light that it helps eliminate the excuses that I'll make to not bring a piece of equipment to improve the safety of a technical mission. Get one, it's worth it.