Weighing in at only 48 g/m, the Opera 8.5 is the first sub 50g rope and is the lightest and thinnest single rope on the market. It is also rated as a double and twin rope. The rope is made with technology that combines all of Béals know-how, resulting in low impact forces, UNICORE technology, DRY COVER protection and the UIAA Water Repellent standard for the GOLDEN DRY version.
This ultra-supple, ultralight rope will please the most demanding sport climbers while remaining versatile for mountaineering.
- Ultra supple, versatile.
- Offers all the advantages of Unicore technology.
- Top level climber.
- General climber / mountaineer.
Used as a single rope, this is not a rope to put in all hands, or in all belaying devices. Its thickness makes it a rope which absolutely demands and expert belayer. In effect, traditional belay devices will offer reduced braking and some automatic belay devices may not work at all.
|Single rope||Double Rope||Twin Rope|
|Performance||with 80kg||with 55kg / 1 strand||with 80kg / 2 strands|
Number of falls
|Weight per metre||48g|
Conformity and Certification
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