Extremely light and dedicated to pure performance, the Edelweiss Energy 9.5 mm climbing rope is perfect for climbers looking to take things to the next level. . This product will be shipped directly from Edelweiss and will leave their warehouse in 2-3 business days. Eligible for UPS ground shipping only. . Perform 3 technology uses optimized braiding and thread torsion to produce a rope that is true to the Edelweiss reputation of durability and reliability while also weighing less, handling better, and offering even more shock absorption. HD Cover braiding technology produces a smoother rope surface which is more comfortable to handle and more abrasion resistant. ARC (Advanced Rope Control) concept utilizes a change in sheath design (color/pattern) at the midpoint for increased safety. Perfect for use on long, hard routes (both sport and trad). Note: This thin rope requires expert belaying technique; traditional belay devices will offer reduced braking while some automatic belay devices may not work at all.