Buy a set of Mammut Genesis 8.5mm x 60m half ropes and head for the hills to tackle those challenging alpine climbs that are on your tick list. COATINGfinish process uses a Teflon coating to reduce friction and allow fibers to glide against each other for optimal load distribution and durability. superDRY sheath and core treatment protects against water and dirt, thereby increasing the durability of the rope also maintains smooth handling characteristics. 8.5mm diameter keeps the Genesis down to just 48g per meter. Kernmantle design combines durable braided sheath and shock-absorbent core for protection from fall forces. Middle of the rope is marked with a black bar to facilitate rappels. Rope comes lap coiled, eliminating the time-consuming task of uncoiling a new rope to keep it from becoming twisted. Half ropes are designed to be used as a matching pair handling, elongation and strength differ from brand to brand and size to size. Mammut Genesis climbing rope meets UIAA tests for falls, impact force and elongation.