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SALEWA ALPINE X ICE AXE

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A lightweight, hybrid ice axe for general mountaineering. Its ergonomic shape makes it especially comfortable to carry in the hand when used for support on ascents and descents. Its strong, aggressive steel blade gives improved penetration in steep alpine couloirs or for glacier work. With a sharpened shovel for effective cutting steps and chopping ledges and straight shaft for smooth plunging and secure belay construction.

 

FEATURES:

 

·      Extremely comfortable to carry in the hand thanks to ergonomically shaped head

·      Aggressive 3 mm blade designed for reliable penetration in ice and snow

·      Good anchoring due to weight concentrated in precision-cast steel head

·      Straight shaft for good snow penetration and reliable belay construction (deadman)

·      Sharp (replaceable) carbide tip at bottom for better grip when moving on hard snow or ice

·      Sharpened adze for effective cutting steps and chopping ledges

·      Compatible with SALEWA self-locking handrest and handloop

·      Holes for clipping carabiner at head and bottom of shaft base

·      Anodised and hardened high-tech aluminium 7075, T6 shaft

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

 

Certifications: CE EN 13089, B, UIAA 152

 

Length: 53 (53 cm) / 65 (65 g)

 

Weight: 53 (350 g) / 65 (375 g)

 

Materials Description: Carbon steel head, 7075 aluminium shaft, carbide spike