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Galaxy 10mm

 
Galaxy 10mm

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Galaxy 10mm

Manufacturer: Mammut

Your Opinion: 
 - 3 Votes
 

 

Page By: Dow Williams

Created/Edited: Feb 11, 2007 / May 2, 2007

Object ID: 2567

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Product Description

As a mainstay in the Mammut line for ten years, the Galaxy 10mm Climbing Rope has become a favorite all-around rope of climbers everywhere. It's just the right size to decrease weight without loosing the durability that you need for everyday use. Mammut gave the Galaxy a middle mark for quick and easy rappels and ultrasonic-sealed rope ends to completely prevent sheath slippage. Strong enough to stand up to the abuse of sport climbing and light enough for long alpine routes, the Galaxy is a truly versatile rope.

Bottom Line: The gold standard of ropes.

Features

Thickness: 10mm
Length: 50m, 60m, 70m,
Dry: Optional Superdry
Sheath Construction: Single-pick
Impact Force: 8.8kN
Elongation: 6.5%
Center Mark: Yes
Falls: 7-8
Recommended Use: Sport, trad, and alpine climbing
Weight: 65g/m
Warranty: 1 year

Choices

Superdry 60 or 70
Duodess Superdry 60 or 70
Dura Flex 60 or 70

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Reviews

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Dow WilliamsWhat?

Voted 5/5

Dow actually cared enough to wash a rope!!!! I don't know, I always assumed I would take a big enough whipper or abuse my ropes enough that the last thing I was worried about was the grit taking them out of commission. But this bad boy has served us so well this past year that I just washed it on a return trip from the sands of southern Utah. It looks like the finish is going to last longer than normal for me. The Canadian Rockies are pretty harsh on ropes. I went from a 9.8 for my main single to this 10.0 and it feels lighter. I did not actually compare the weights though. Big Mammut rope fan and highly recommend this one.
Posted Feb 11, 2007 6:27 pm

asaking11Bombproof

Voted 5/5

The Galaxy 10mm is a really durable rope. I have used this rope for sport and trad climbing for a year and a half, and it hasn't shown any signs of wear. The bi-pattern is really useful, on my infinity 9.5 I always seem to miss the middle mark, but with the bi-pattern rope it's pretty obvious when you pass the middle. I am definitely going to buy another one of these when mine wears out.
Posted Jun 6, 2009 12:27 pm

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