With its smooth sheath, the Sterling Velocity 9.8 x 70 m Climbing Rope clips easily, resists abrasion, and slides effortlessly across the rock, reducing drag, making it perfect for everything from sunny sport climbs to long multipitch climbs. Lightweight, durable, and with great handling, this rope is perfect for both pro and novice climbers alike. . Rope of choice for Chris Sharma when working the worlds hardest routes. Right amount of stiffness to make clipping easy. Smooth sheath resists abrasion and fights rope drag. Lightweight and durable. 70 m length is great for longer routes.