Black Diamond Cobra
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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.
Switch seamlessly from mixed climbing to alpine ventures with the redesigned Black Diamond Cobra hammer ice tool. Refinements include increased clearance, reduced weight and improved stiffness, making it evermore versatile. Carbon fiber shaft is lightweight yet strong, and bent to provide a natural, solid swing; shaft has the greatest clearance of any Black Diamond tool. Shaft is balanced with weight in head for damp, accurate strikes with little rebound and vibration as the pick enters the ice. Laser pick has a thin taper and low-volume tip that penetrates easily, with little displacement of ice. Hammer head component drives ice pitons and clears loose ice for solid anchor placement. Rubberized and ergonomically curved rubber handle for a secure and comfortable grip even when cold and wet. Includes the Cobra/Viper Fang and Strike to protect and support hands while leashless climbing. Modular head design allows pick and hammer to be removed and replaced.
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.