How to use Whippy I and Y correctly with instructional pictures.
The Whippy Y is officially retired.You've found a page of history! The Whippy Y is no longer produced by Climbing Technology and it is not available to buy from major online retailers. You can still check out all the specs and claim your ownership.
Elastic ice tool sling-holders:
new bicolor elastic webbing 13 mm;
designed for leashless ice climbing, it prevents the risk of dropping your ice tool;
the high extensibility of the arm allows performing maneuvers without impediment.
|Weight (g / oz)|
Weight (g / oz)
In grams and ounces, the weight, as stated by the manufacturer/brand.
Unfortunately, for ice accessories in particular, these are not common figures that are given out.
|82 g / 2.89 oz|
We list as many details here as the manufacturer supplies.
This information is definitely limited for ice accessories.
|Ice Rating (if applicable)|
Most ice accessories do not have a rating. This field is used for ice axe and ice tool accessories like picks, that have an ice rating.
B / Type 1: Basic
T / Type 2: Technical
Note: Even though it looks like the more aggressive picks are T and the flatter picks are B, this is not always the case. The ratings are based on flex, and not the shape.