Between Two Hanks, Episode 5: DryXP

Liz, Sterling's Marketing Director hosts Sterling's R&D Process Engineer, Chuck Weber to talk about the UIAA Certified dry climbing ropes we have, labeled DryXP. Find out what DryXP is, and why it's a critical safety measure when you're out climbing.

 

 

Shop DryXP Climbing Ropes:

Photon 7.8 mm

Photon 7.8 mm

Our lightest, thinnest, dual-certified half and twin rope, the 7.8 mm Photon gives new meaning to the saying, "less is more".

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Nano IX 9.0 mm

Nano IX 9.0 mm

Certified as a single, half, and twin rope the Nano IX is lean, mean and versatile: perfect for sport routes, ice, or mixed conditions.

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Helix 9.5 mm

Helix 9.5 mm

Blending the right features—the ease of the 9.5-diameter rope, durable and light with low impact force—the Helix is ideal for high-end sport, trad and mixed climbing.

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Velocity 9.8 mm

Velocity 9.8 mm

Our quintessential all-rounder, suited for both rock and ice, the Velocity is the flagship of our lineup: lightweight, durable, long-lasting and easy to handle.

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Duetto 8.4 mm

Duetto 8.4 mm

Light and nimble. A mid-range half rope that's ideal for long, wandering routes, run-outs, ice climbs or sketchy trad leads.

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Aero 9.2 mm

Aero 9.2 mm

The Aero balances a durable, tough sheath with a lighter core construction that's ideal for sport, mixed and ice climbing.

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Ion R 9.4 mm

Ion R 9.4 mm

Ion R is the crossover artist that performs well across multiple climbing disciplines without playing favorites.

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