Petzl Tango 8.5mm x 50m
Petzl Tango 8.5mm x 50m Petzl Tango 8.5mm x 50m Petzl Tango 8.5mm x 50m


Tango 8.5mm

8.5 mm diameter half rope for multi-pitch climbing and mountaineering on rock

The TANGO 8.5 mm is a half rope designed for for multi-pitch climbing and mountaineering on rock. Its excellent grip and great handling make for easier manipulation and use of belay devices. The thickness of its sheath also contributes to its durability. The middle mark of the rope makes maneuvers easier.


  • Designed for multi-pitch rock climbing:
    - Diameter provides excellent grip and easier handling
    - Two ropes can be clipped individually or together, depending on terrain or rope drag management
  • Durable and easy to grip:
    - Ideal mix of flexibility and ease of use
    - 8.5 mm diameter increases longevity
    - UltraSonic Finish: the core and sheath are bonded together at the rope ends by an ultrasonic process, which provides greater durability and helps avoid frayed ends
  • Convenient:
    - Middle Mark: indicates the middle of the rope to facilitate maneuvers
    - EverFlex treatment: specific thermal treatment stabilizes core strands and improves consistency, providing excellent grip and consistent handling over time
    - ClimbReady Coil: special coil makes the rope ready to use, helps avoid initial uncoiling mistakes, and increases longevity


  • Certification(s): CE EN 892, UIAA
  • Diameter: 8,5 mm
  • Rope type: Half, twin
  • Weight per meter: 47 g
  • Percentage of sheath: 39 %
  • Number of factor 1,77 falls: 10 (half), 28 (twin)
  • Static elongation: 8.5 % (half), 7 % (twin)
  • Dynamic elongation: 31 % (half), 30 % (twin)
  • Impact force: 6.6 kN (half), 9.9 kN (twin)
  • Construction: 48 carrier
  • Material(s): Nylon