advanced rope technology for advanced climbers.
The Speed Queen is a performance rope with a compact sheath and dry tech treatment for extra water and dust repellency. It gives outstanding handling properties that make it easy to clip and the double-thread, tight-weave sheath adds means the rope is supple on the hand yet has high abrasion resistance. The strength of this middle-weight line can be utilised in all disciplines: classic, ice, alpine.
Lightweight fun from Salewa!
Certifications: EN 892 Half, EN 892 Single, EN 892 Twin, UIAA 101
Diameter: 9.1 mm
Dynamic elongation (half rope): 32 %
Dynamic elongation (single rope): 36 %
Dynamic elongation (twin rope): 28 %
Impact force (half rope): 6 kN
Impact force (single rope): 7.6 kN
Impact force (twin rope): 9 kN
Number of falls (half rope): 20
Number of falls (single rope): 5
Number of falls (twin rope): 50
Sheath percentage: 34 %
Sheath slippage: 0 mm
Static elongation (half rope): 7.3 %
Static elongation (single rope): 7.3 %
Static elongation (twin rope): 4.5 %
Salewa makes some of the best ropes in the world, including this awesome speed queen. It's the perfect rope for someone who doesn't want to lug around something heavy all day. This is a performance rope without all the bulk and weight of many other more expensive ropes. It's dry tech treatment makes it great for snowy or rainy weather that turns to mud or slush when you're ice climbing.