If I had to choose one rope to go from the Himalayas to craging in Cali., this would be the rope. Before the airliner was introduced, I would only order this rope from my controller @ maxim (I repped them for 10 years)
Light enough for sport
Sturdy enough for trad climbing through roofs
Colorful enough for great pictures.
Pick your poison, just make sure if you drink the cool aide, you're tied in first.
MAXIM’s Pinnacle series is a lightweight 9.5mm rope with our twill pattern sheath technology (TPT). This results in a smooth climbing rope, which significantly reduces drag and improves hand. The Pinnacle ropes have a feel to them that is like no other climbing rope on the planet! For Ice climbing, MAXIM recommends 2x-DRY treated models.
Very light rope
Abrasion-resistant and long-lasting
Twill pattern sheath technology
All models feature Endura DRY-treated core
Made in the USA! These cords are proudly made by expert craftsmen and women in our US facility located in Fall River, Massachusetts.