In reply to The Grist: I've been using one for a year now. Supple and handled brilliantly from the word go. I've used it for everything, from mountain routes to folded in half on grit and it's dealt well with the abuse. In short, I'd recommend it.
"DMM, working with Beal ropes, have developed a range of DMM ropes for the UK market. These aren't rebranded Beal ropes - Beal ropes are distributed in the UK by Lyon Equipment - but are a new range being built to DMM's own specifications."