The Bishop Co. Safety Blue Climbing Rope is an all white 16-strand Braided and has long been the standard of the arborist industry. The Safety Blue rope has 16 strands of tightly plied yarns of polyester are braided around a core of high tenacity blue nylon. The extra steps of plying, locks in the fibers to minimize snagging while substantially improving performance and service life. This is an excellent climbing rope: flexible, easy handling, works exceptionally well in foot locking and doesn’t bunch at the knot when moving up the rope. The Safety Blue has tensile strength of 7700 lbs.