Compact, easy-running, and ultra-light, the BEAL Booster, the pioneer of thin ropes, slides in everywhere and offers excellent strength for experienced climbers.. . 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: sport climbing and multipitch trad routes (recommended only for very experienced climbers). 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. Good compromise between weight, grip, and strength. Indelible black marking at the midpoint. Every BEAL rope possesses an individual identification number (IdN) on the end of the rope and on an individual identification card.