Mammut Infinity 9.5, $179
Summary: Mammut’s Infinity strikes a balance between light weight, durability, and handling. Virtually kink-free right out of the factory coil, this cord clipped well, held up to extended working sessions, and fed smoothly through all
. Those with tender hands should opt for belay gloves, as a few testers found the sheath to be a bit coarse.
Pros: Lightweight. Durable.
Cons: Coarse sheath.
Overall grade: A