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The ultimate carbon fiber tool for leashless mixed, ice and alpine climbing, the Black Diamond Cobra provides unparalleled performance from the crags to the Karakoram. The Cobra features a lightweight shaft that provides precise, technical swings and offers the most clearance of any of BD's tools-all without sacrificing balance or axis of rotation.
The Cobra Ice Tool by Black Diamond is a staple of hard ice leads and bold alpine routes. This year we've redesigned the shape of our legendary Cobra's lightweight carbon fiber shaft to give it the most clearance of any of our tools without sacrificing balance or axis of rotation. The new silhouette also reduces the overall weight of the Cobra by over 100 grams. The carbon fiber shaft keeps the majority of the tool's weight in the head. Carbon fiber also provides vibration-free placements with minimal flex, a damp, balanced swing and wrist-flick sticks. Over-molded and textured, a new, minimized rubber grip is integral to the Cobra's lower shaft for a flush Fit, positive control and a secure, precise grip. The optional integrated Android Leash can be added for hard ice Climbing. Comes equipped with Laser Pick, removable Fang and Strike. Patented. Features of the Black Diamond Cobra Ice Tool Lightweight, High-clearance carbon fiber shaft Balanced with weight in head for damp, accurate strikes Laser Pick, Cobra Strike and Fang included, modular head design Shaft CEN-T certified, patented Pick is CEN-B
Made with a lightweight carbon fiber shaft that keeps the weight in the head, Black Diamond's Cobra Ice Tool provides astounding feel, truly balanced swings and precise placements - a new generation of carbon fiber performance.
- Mountain Gear
The Cobra Ice Tool has been at the cutting edge of ice and alpine climbing for years, but, instead of sitting back on its laurels, Black Diamond decided to upgrade this tool for the next evolution. Keeping the same vibration-dampening carbon fiber material, the Cobra Ice Tool takes on a new custom-molded shape that makes it stiffer than ever before for reduced flex and precise one-swing sticks. Black Diamond pre-tapped the handle and shaft to easily accept the included two-position, leashless attachments, and you can add an Android leash for big rigs when you'd rather be clipped to your tools.