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Carry the Camp USA X-Lite Ice Axe for lightweight security on your next burly ski descent. The aluminum head is shaped so your hand grips the curved adze directly above the shaft for greater comfort and balance on cookies-and-cream traverses. It also allows split-second transitions to self-arrest mode when you lose your footing. The steel spike easily penetrates hard-packed snow, turning the X-Lite into an anchor in a pinch, and an included leash attaches you to the axe so you don't lose it fifty feet from the summit.
On Sale. Free Shipping. Camp USA X-Lite Axe (Fall 2010) FEATURES of the X-Lite Axe by Camp USA Ski Mountaineering, High Altitude Climbing, Adventure Racing Hot-forged 7075 aluminum head Unique head shape optimally positions the hand over the shaft Curved adze for a comfortable hand grip Positive pick angle is optimized for penetration and self-arrest Symmetric steel spike plunges smoothly SPECIFICATIONS: Sizes: 50, 55, 60 cm Shaft: B Pick: B Spike: Aluminum Alloy Weight: 285 g / 10.1 oz ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.