This is the Protect option of the abrasion-resistant and durable 10.0 Galaxy. Top rope and sport climbers will find the 10.0 Galaxy Protect to be a reliable companion for every vertical adventure.New for Spring 2015 Mammut has reinvented their dry treatment process, as the UIAA has rolled out specific dry rope testing standards for the first time. The Galaxy Protect rope has a coated sheath thanks to Mammut's patented COATINGfinish technology which creates lasting water and dirt repellency. It held onto only 36% of its weight in UIAA water repellency test making it an excellent choice for 3 season sport climbs where things may be damp but not soaking wet. Whether you're buying your first rope or you're looking for something to hangdog that nagging project, the 10.0 Galaxy Protect is sure not to disappoint.