If You are looking for a classic ice-axe, that’s our answer! Kruk (Crow) is specially designed for advanced mountaineering. It is curved for better grip, with straight bottom part to penetrate snow. It has a detachable blade designed with Artur Małek. Kruk has a sticky grip on the logo area.
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|Weight (g / oz)|
Weight (g / oz)
In grams and ounces, the weight, as stated by the manufacturer/brand.
The weight is the packaged weight. If there are differences in weight (due to optional accessories) we'll note them here.
|455 g / 16.05 oz|
|Length (cm)||58 cm|
|Head Details|| Adze (pair: Kruk Hammer
2 Screw adjustment
|Ice Rating|| Pick: B / Type 1|
Shaft: B / Type 1
|Pommel & Grip|
Pommel & Grip
Fixed: An upper pommel that is fixed in place (it cannot move up/down the shaft nor can it be taken off).
Adjustable: An upper pommel that can move up and down the shaft.
Removable & Adjustable: An upper pommel that is completely removable and also adjustable.
Removeable: An upper pommel that is either on or off (it cannot move up/down the shaft).
None: If there is no upper pommel that comes standard (there may or may not be options to buy separately).
Fixed: A lower pommel that is fixed in place (the angle cannot be changed nor can it be taken off).
Adjustable: A lower pommel that can change angle or location on the tool.
Removable: When the lower pommel can be removed but not adjusted.
None: If there is no lower pommel that comes standard (there may or may not be options to buy separately).
| Upper Pommel: None|
Lower Pommel: None
Grip Size: 1 size fits all (not adjustable)
|Materials|| Head: Carbon & Kevlar fibers|
Shaft: Carbon & Kevlar fibers
The main climbing gear certifications are CE and UIAA--and normally the UIAA creates the rules that the CE body also supports. When possible, we try to list all the certifications the product carries.
To sell a climbing product in Europe, the device must be CE certified. There are no official requirements to sell climbing gear in the US. The UIAA certification is a voluntary process.
We currently don't have a photo of the Kruk tool hammer version (only the adze version seen above). We will update this page when we get a proper hammer photo.
Also, fun fact: Kruk is the Polish word for Raven.