If you were looking for a rugged half rope for alpine and ice climbing, then consider your search over. The Genesis 8.5 mm x 60 meter rope has exceptionally high strength for its weight. This comes from the 49% proportion of sheath and means this rope will shrug off abrasion like a champ. The Genesis also features Mammut's proprietary superDRY and Coating finishes to keep the rope from absorbing water and to increase durability.
High, 49%, proportion of sheath makes for a very durable rope
Coating finish adds a Teflon coating to reduce friction within the fibers and improves their ability to glide against each other
SuperDRY finish provides both core and sheath with lasting maximum protection against water and dirt