The BEAL Ice Line 8.1mm UNICORE is the lightest half-rope made using UNICORE technology. Offering the minimal weight and the 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. Golden Dry construction features a dry-treated core and Dry Cover sheath. ~Limited weight gain in wet conditions. ~ Prevents excessive rope thickening. ~ 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.