Beal Opera 8.5mm Golden Dry

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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.

  • Ultralight.
  • Ultra supple, versatile.
  • Offers all the advantages of Unicore technology.

Use -

  • 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.

Tech Specs

  Single rope Double Rope Twin Rope
Performance with 80kg with 55kg / 1 strand with 80kg / 2 strands
Impact Force 7.4kN 5.5kN 8.8kN

Number of falls

5 18 >25
Sheath % 39
Weight per metre 48g


Conformity and Certification

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