The new star in the sky of climbing ropes
When it comes to climbing ropes, safety is paramount. Yet in terms of grip, stretch, knotability and service life, each climber has his or her own ideas of the perfect rope. Finding it is a challenge, but once you have found it, you are reaching for the stars. The new MAXIM PLATINUM® rope is the right rope for exceptional projects.
Together with the introduction of MAXIM climbing ropes in Europe, the brand also launches the latest in climbing rope technology, MAXIM PLATINUM®. The specific characteristics of this dynamic climbing rope are its extraordinary performance, its unique design and its innovative braiding technology. By using TEUFELBERGER’s proprietary PLATINUM® technology, the core and cover yarns in the rope are mechanically and permanently linked with each other at regular intervals. Sheath slippage is reduced to a minimum, and the cover remains permanently connected even in the case of being severed.
Safety, security and great handling
Another safety feature is MAXIM PLATINUM’s unique Warning Track system. It is based on changing the colors of the marking threads over the length of the rope, clearly indicating to the climber where the rope has its center and its ends. MAXIM athlete Pamela Shanti Pack, describes this feature as “extremely helpful when tagging the rope up multi-pitch routes as it was so much easier to find the ends. The MAXIM PLATINUM® “a brilliant rope and can't imagine using anything else now.”
MAXIM PLATINUM® is a one-of-a-kind rope for pros. Apart from the safety aspect, the rope also impresses with excellent grip and high abrasion resistance in rough terrain. Moreover, it features a surprisingly quick performance in belay devices which would be expected only with thinner ropes. Eric Hörst, rock star, father and coach of shooting stars Jonathan and Cameron Hörst, confirms “The Hörst team is deeply impressed by the soft grip and durability of MAXIM PLATINUM®. It runs fast and smoothly through the belay device - like a dream come true for each pro.”
© Eric Hörst, TEUFELBERGER