With its exceptional handling and lightweight design, the 8.9 is a high performance single rope built for the send.  Featuring a durable 2X2 weave construction for increased lifespan, the 8.9 also boasts a dry treated core and sheath that repels moisture from the inside out, making it a versatile rope for all-season use.


The 8.9 also comes with a middle marker that’s easily identifiable for rappels, and exceptional handling that knots easily and feeds smoothly through a belay device. Certified as a single, twin or half rope, the 8.9 is the ultimate high-end climbing rope.


8.9 Dry Rope Features

  • Dry Performance—With a core and sheath that are dry treated, our dry treated ropes are protected against weather from the inside out
  • 2X2 Woven Sheath—Utilizing a 2X2 weave construction, our standard sheath is built to withstand everyday use
  • Durability and Handling Balance—Purpose-built to balance both durability and great handling, BD ropes are not too stiff and not too soft, giving you a great feeling rope that knots easily, feeds through your belay device with ease, yet holds up to a barrage of use

Black Diamond 8.9 Dry

  • Weight: 52g/m

    Rope Type: Single / Half / Twin

    UIAA Fall  Factor Falls: 5 / 16 / 29

    Impact Force: 8.7kN / 6.1kN / 9.6kN

    Dynamic Stretch: 33% / 30% / 27%

    Static Stretch: 6.9%

    Sheath: 2/2

    Sheath Slippage: 0%