The BEAL Ice Line 8.1mm UNICORE is the lightest half-rope made using UNICORE technology. Offering the minimal weight and free-running of a twin rope plus the advantages of a double rope, the Ice Line is a trump card that no alpinist can ignore.This product will be shipped directly from Beal and will leave their warehouse in 2-3 business days. Eligible for UPS ground shipping only. Best uses: alpine/mountaineering, ice climbing. UNICORE technology bonds the sheath and core without affecting the suppleness of the rope; resistant to moisture and eliminates sheath slippage and bunching. Dry Cover construction features a sheath treated with a water-repellent chemical before the rope is manufactured~ Improves resistance to grit and humidity~ Limits water absorption~ Improves rope running through carabiners and belay devices~ Improves abrasion resistance in normal climbing conditions. Extremely low impact force settles the nerves when facing less-than-perfect protection points in ice and on mixed routes. One-over-two weave delivers smooth performance. Every BEAL rope possesses an individual identification number (IdN) on the end of the rope and on an individual identification card.