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Reviews by bandycoot (2)

Lightning Pro 9.7 mm DoubleDry Rope Average Rating = 4.17/5 Average Rating : 4.17/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Climbing Ropes: Dry Ropes

Best 9.7 out there... 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: bandycoot, 2007-06-18

I have a Lightning Pro that I've thrashed on many hundreds of pitches over about 5 years and its still going strong. Early in its life it took a nick, probably from some sort of alpine rock issue, but I cut that section off and it's been going strong ever since! My 2nd Lightning Pro I've started using regularly, and just took it up the Nose In a Day. We lead, hung, aided, and jugged on the thing. There was essentially no sheath damage from such an abrasive day. I'm sure I'll be getting another few years out of this excellent rope. Thanks Bluewater! You've earned yourself a return customer and someone who tells EVERYONE to buy this rope!

Climbing DVD - First Ascent Average Rating = 4.56/5 Average Rating : 4.56/5

In: Gear: Media: Videos and DVDs: Climbing

Amazing! 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: bandycoot, 2006-12-07

One of the best climbing videos I've ever seen. It's inspirational, and personal. You see success, failure, vision, and effort. I highly recommend this fantastic video. I showed it to my non-climbing roommate, and she loved it. Since we all know how boring watching climbing can be, this is a true accomplishment by Peter Mortimer.