A versatile ice axe which masters all activities related to technical mountaineering, without compromises: Approach, climbing in steep mixed or ice terrain, building an anchor, crossing glaciers.
The precision casted head is carried comfortably as a mean of support.
Its aggressive blade sits securely in every type of ice and rock.
A balanced weight distribution and a 20° offset shaft guarantee an optimal swing and allow for efficient belay mounting.
Single handed, the grip can be adjusted without any supporting tool and guarantees a perfect hold on steep terrain.
The anchor leash on the shaft, with tearing support of 5kN, is perfect for the self belay on the anchor.
The grip can move upwards in snow and does not prevent the setting up of an anchor and its function as a supporting tool.
The synthetic grip protects from the cold.
The replaceable hard metal tip won't slip even on icy surfaces.
Available with adze and hammer.
|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.
|540 g / 19.05 oz|
|Length (cm)||53 cm|
|Head Details|| Hammer (pair: North-X Adze
1 Screw adjustment
|Ice Rating|| Pick: T / Type 2|
Shaft: B / Type 1
|Picks|| Included with the tool: |
|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: Adjustable|
Lower Pommel: None
Grip Size: Adjustable
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.