Black Diamond Spectre Ice Piton

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Black Diamond designed the Spectre Ice Piton to provide alternative, pound-in protection on mixed and thin ice lines where traditional pro is just a pipe dream. Doubling as a piton, the Spectre can be pounded into frozen moss, mud and icy cracks. A redesigned profile offers better clearance at the eye when placing or removing. Reverse teeth prevent it from being pulled out and cutouts in the body have shaved 54 grams in weight. Use it as an intermediary placement when you're desperate--just drop it in a pick placement hole and give it a couple of taps before you move on to that better ice just out of reach. Comes with a doubled Spectra sling. -Vendor

- Backcountry.com

Black Diamond Spectre Ice Piton DECENT FEATURES of the Black Diamond Spectre Ice Piton Aggressive pick angle and teeth Equipped with an adjustable nylon sling

- Moosejaw

The Black Diamond Spectre Ice Piton is a critical piece of protection for thin ice and mixed lines. A versatile piece, the Black Diamond Spectre Ice Piton can be driven into frozen turf or placed in icy cracks for superior protection. This piton has aggressive teeth and comes equipped with a nylon sling.-- Weight : 4.6 oz (130 g)-- Strength :10 kN (2,248 lbf)

- OMCgear

When the ice is too lean for screws, bolts are nonexistent, and trad gear just won't cut it, the Black Diamond Spectre Ice Piton is your saving grace. Critical protection for thin ice and mixed lines, the Spectre can be driven into frozen turf or slotted in pick placements and icy cracks for protection.

- CampSaver.com